Historian Ron Sider (yes, historian) urges us to pay attention to the evidence.
October 7, 2013
Yes, the early church was pro-life. But it wasn't just the death of the unborn that it opposed.
October 1, 2013
Why We Sing; History of Beards; World History Chart; Pastors' Wives
September 3, 2013
A new book suggests otherwise, but it is dead wrong.
August 29, 2013
Church leaders have almost always faced off over pastors' shaving habits.
August 28, 2013
Are we really as “biblical” as we think we are?
June 18, 2013
Responding to Graffiti; Cooperative vs. Autonomous Churches; What Day Changed Christian History; Redeemable Masculinity
May 28, 2013
Often it's not the theologians but the people. Here's why.
April 3, 2013
Sarah Osborn's 18th-century life reveals an astonishing amount about the origins of American evangelicalism.
March 14, 2013
Series shows why we need to know our U.S. church history.
January 29, 2013
Knowing why it didn't can help us strengthen our witness today.
December 27, 2012
As the early church grew in wealth and stature, it displaced existing Roman models of caring for the poor.
December 26, 2012
Boston's Old South Church is selling a copy of the historic volume. Here's why it's such a big deal.
December 11, 2012
Foursquare Foundation helped to finance Kathie Lee Gifford's "Scandalous."
November 14, 2012
Those who appear weak and foolish can be powerful conduits of God's love.
November 6, 2012
But Kenneth Collins's libertarian contempt for government is not the way forward.
October 18, 2012
The 'Charisma' editor says today's women should stop waiting for Prince Charming and get out into the mission field.
October 17, 2012
There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in contemporary understandings of science and faith.
September 28, 2012
Journalist David Aikman wonders whether our nation will squander its spiritual heritage.
September 20, 2012
Manuscript fragment apparently from the 300s suggests debate over whether Jesus was married.
September 19, 2012
Elijah Kim's survey of global Christianity envisions "renewalist" movements fostering a new era of evangelical unity.
September 17, 2012
Brief reviews of 'Turning Points,' 'Gauguin, Cezanne, Matisse,' and 'With the Night Mail'
September 13, 2012
Paula Fredriksen ignores the early church's Israelite foundations, producing a selective (but lively) history of the idea of sin.
September 13, 2012
A brief look.
September 7, 2012
The historical theologian says Luther and Calvin show us how to read the Bible for the sake of the church.
June 29, 2012
We're all adolescents now.
June 8, 2012
Peer review can take years—but academic society says some claims can be dismissed in a few blog posts.
April 4, 2012
A new biography portrays both the evangelist's triumphs and his frustrations.
February 29, 2012
Will the digital Scriptures speed the decline of family spirituality once fostered by family Bibles?
January 17, 2012
We should support every effort to upgrade our failing schools.
December 13, 2011
How we can remember our big family history.
November 23, 2011
Eilat Mazar is unafraid to claim archaeological finds of biblical proportions.
November 11, 2011
The "Passages" exhibition will travel to Atlanta, the Vatican, New York, and other cities.
October 24, 2011
We have secularized the ancient Jewish rite—but it is still inescapably religious.
August 29, 2011
Christian scholarship must be rooted in the person and work of Christ, says the Notre Dame historian.
August 26, 2011
Even among the skeptics of 19th-century England, the Bible loomed large. A review of 'A People of One Book.'
August 22, 2011
What they really think about evangelicals, and why we worry about it.
August 5, 2011
The metropolitan archbishop of the Eastern Orthodox Church in the U.K. on evangelism, evangelicals, and the Orthodox Church.
July 6, 2011