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Augustine's Timeless Classic About the Timeless City
His spiritual view of the millennial kingdom would shape tradition for the next 12 centuries.
In the Roman mind, there were valid religious reasons to halt the spread of Christianity.
The famous emperor ended the persecution of Christians. But was he a true believer, or merely a superstitious political opportunist?
The pagan prince of Kievan Rus' embraces a new faith
How should the church evangelize the Americas? Two strong leaders faced off over the question
How much did Christians borrow from Greek and Roman religions?
Paul of Tarsus crossed all types of barriers to gain followers for Jesus of Nazareth.
Why did Paul, the traveling missionary, set down roots in Corinth and Ephesus?
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March 20, 687: Cuthbert, bishop of Lindisfarne and a vocal supporter of Celtic practices over Roman ones, dies. Shortly thereafter the Lindisfarne Gospels monks created created in his honor (see issue 60: How the Irish Were Saved).

March 20, 1747: Severely ill with tuberculosis, Presbyterian missionary David Brainerd ends his work among the Native Americans of Delaware (see issue 77: Jonathan Edwards).

March 20, 1852: Abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe, daughter of famous Congregational minister Lyman ...

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