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Translated by Miriam Usher Chrisman. Printed at Strassburg by Jacob Frölich Zentralbibliothek Zürich, Wick Collection PAS II 1/2. The broadsheet is dated in the collection as 1544.
This article condensed and edited from the book by the same title. Used by permission.
Moody's common sense and quick wit led to many pithy sayings. A sampling.
Christians held a theology of martyrdom that gave them courage to endure.
Hated by Protestants and Catholics alike, these "radical reformers" wanted to not merely reform the church but restore it.
A Baptist preacher had a dream that guided one of the most profound social movements of our times.
Little-known or remarkable facts about Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945)
Born into privilege, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was headed toward a brilliant career as a theologian. Then he came to see life "from the perspective of those who suffer." In Nazi Germany, that cost him his life.
Little-known or remarkable facts about Christianity during the American Civil War
Little-known or remarkable facts about Christianity and the American Revolution
Christians who argued against independence suffered for it.
Little-known or remarkable facts about early Pentecostalism.
Early Pentecostals asked, Why go to war when Jesus is on his way?
Black abolitionsts were tired of waiting for a gradual peaceful end to slavery.
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