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As traditions clashed during the Reformation, history became hotly disputed territory.
Renaissance scholarship proved fatal for one of the medieval papacy's favorite claims.
Combining Christian convictions and scholarly conventions, two historians create very different blends.
Medieval chronicles showed Christians their place in God's world, from Creation to the end.
How an English king and a Scottish bishop teamed up to spread the gospel.
In Bede's view, the history of the English church—like the history of redemption—begins in Genesis and ends in Revelation.
Those who believe that God rewards righteous nations have Orosius to admire and Augustine to dispute.
First-century rivals for the title Father of Church History.
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His work became the foundation for centuries of Christian scholarship. Was that foundation firm or hopelessly flawed?
Interesting facts about the history of recorded history.
Tolkien relished his weekly meetings with this club of remarkable friends.
How certain details of the nativity became tradition.
A few good places for Protestants to explore the church's thought on the mother of our Lord.
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November 19, 1861: At the suggestion of her minister, abolitionist Julia Ward Howe wrote "some good words to that tune" of the popular song "John Brown's Body." In February, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" was published in the Atlantic Monthly and became very popular, especially after the Civil War (see issue 33: Christianity and the Civil War).

November 19, 1862: Baseball player-turned-revivalist William (Billy) Sunday is born in Iowa. An estimated 100 million ...

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