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John Chrysostom (347–407)
Schwenckfeld's teachings on the experiential knowledge of God and the School of Christ
Moody was not an educational theorist or systematizer, but he was a popular educator par excellence.
Selections from William Booth's bold proposal for eliminating poverty
His flexible, compassionate guidelines for Christian community forever shaped monastic life—and influenced Western society.
In the High Middle Ages, Christian women found many ways to live a holy life.
How did convents arise? Why did so many medieval women enter them?
Though known as a theologian and resister, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was also a pastor—even in his final moments.
His controversial yet Christ-centered beliefs were formed not only in the classrooms of Tübingen, but also in the cells of Tegel Prison.
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August 20, 1153: Bernard of Clairvaux, French theologian, monastic reformer, and hymn writer (O Sacred Head Now Wounded), dies. His motto was "To Know Jesus and Jesus Crucified" (see issue 24: Bernard of Clairvaux).

August 20, 1745: Francis Asbury, one of the two first Methodist bishops in America (the other was Thomas Coke), is born in Birmingham, England (see issue 45: Camp Meetings and Circuit Riders).

August 20, 1912: William Booth, founder and first General of the Salvation Army, dies (see issue ...

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