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Preaching, social concern, missions, ecumenicity were among the major emphases of Pietism.
Calvin on Predestination
A Survey of the History of Biblical Interpretation on Money and Wealth
Everybody's talking about money but few agree. What are they saying, and why?
Philanthropy &Piety in Early 20th Century Chicago
Oliver Cromwell and the Effort to Save the Waldensians
Waldensians and the Modern Era
The evangelist converted mass evangelism.
Selections from William Booth's bold proposal for eliminating poverty
Contemporary officers continue the mission of William and Catherine Booth.
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January 17, 356 (traditional date): Antony of Egypt, regarded as the founder of Christian monasticism, dies at age 105. Committed to a life of solitude and absolute poverty, he took two companions with him into the desert when he knew his death was near. They were ordered to bury him without a marker so that his body would never become an object of reverence (see issue 64: Antony and the Desert Fathers).

January 17, 1377: Gregory XI moves the papal see from Avignon (where it had been for 72 years) ...

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