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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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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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