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An "Old Landmark Baptist" puts it on the line.
Through sacrifice, mercy, and charity, women down through church history may have given us our greatest examples of love demonstrated and proven through selfless giving and service to others.
Some of his novels mercilessly lampoon Christians. Yet the great Victorian author also wrote a reverent account of Jesus' life.
His letter is the earliest authoritative statement to fix the New Testament as we know it today.
A selective chronological listing
If Luther hadn't used the new printing technology, would there have been a Reformation?
Luther's Bible introduced mass media, unified a nation, and set the standard for future translations.
Little-known and remarkable facts about the history of the Bible
The King James Version was the culmination of 200 turbulent years of Bible translation.
Tyndale's comfort to persecuted Bible readers
The key players in the history of the Bible haven't necessarily been popular—or orthodox.
Could Matthew take shorthand?—and other intriguing reasons the New Testament may have emerged surprisingly early.
Four definitions of the New Testament
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July 25, 325: The Council of Nicea closes. The first ecumenical council, convened by Constantine, it rejected the Arians (who denied the full divinity of Christ) as heretics (see issue 51: Heresy in the Early Church).

July 25, 1593: King Henry IV of France, raised a Protestant, converts to Catholicism. Long considered a political move, the conversion is now thought to have been sincere, partially because of the king's statement that "religion is not changed as easily as a shirt." His conversion did ...

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