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Interesting facts about the history of recorded history.
From fire on Mount Athos to Saxon king crosses
Monastery in a war zone, affluent Essenes, and Luther's loo
Rediscovered Bach aria, buried Saxon church, and digitizing one of the world's oldest New Testament manuscripts
First church of Norway, Da Vinci's fingerprint, and the cradle of Scottish Christianity
Oldest church discovered, Christian history in the movies, rare book by Roger Williams
In New Orleans, the saints go marching on.
LIVING HISTORY
The discovery of the Nag Hammadi collection brought ancient Gnostic writings to light.
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In the Byzantine era, 300 years before the Muslim conquest, the Holy Land bloomed into a center of Christian worship, pilgrimage, and monasticism.
Interesting facts about Christianity in the Holy Land.
The holiest site in Christendom has endured an unholy amount of destruction and violence.
Luther couldn’t resist speaking out on indulgences one more time.
A piece of the true cross has been stolen in Toronto—but how did it get there in the first place?
Christianity has a long history in China, but much of it lies buried by time, dirt, and false assumptions.
Have archaeological discoveries like the James ossuary served or obscured the quest to verify the Bible?
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January 20, 1541: A town meeting in Geneva ratifies John Calvin's plan to set up a church court that would meet weekly to judge offenders and maintain discipline (see issue 12: Calvin).

January 20, 1569: Miles Coverdale, publisher of the first printed English Bible and the man who completed William Tyndale's translation of the Old Testament, dies at 81 (see issue 43: How We Got Our Bible and issue 16: William Tyndale).

January 20, 1918: Following the Bolshevik Revolution, all church property in Russia ...

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