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Kepler Pursued God. He Found Him in Pomegranates.
How the ordered nature of the fruit found its way into modern computing.
Henry McNeal Turner: Church Planter, Politician, and Public Theologian
How America's first black army chaplain fought for freedom, justice, and democracy.
'The Beguiled' Reveals the Cracks in Our Imagined Selves
Sofia Coppola's latest film is all about the inevitable gap between who we are and who we claim to be.
Hobby Lobby Returns ‘Priceless’ Artifacts Smuggled from Iraq
Federal investigation fines Steve Green’s company $3 million.
Finally, Jackie Robinson’s Faith Is Getting the Attention It Deserves
Two books shine a long-overdue spotlight on the Christian convictions of the man who broke baseball’s color barrier.
Marriage Lessons from the Luthers
Katharina and Martin Luther lived 500 years ago, but they can teach us much about how to live well in our own modern-day marriages.
Should Churches Keep Their Civil War Landmarks?
How historic congregations grapple with Confederate legacy.
Do This in Remembrance
Participating in the “high holy day” of American civil religion is beneficial for Christians, so long as we do so thoughtfully.
Jarena Lee
Trailblazing African American Preacher and 'self-made' woman.
This Black Pastor Led a White Church—in 1788
The remarkable tenure and steadfast faithfulness of Lemuel Haynes.
Raise a Juice Box to the Temperance Movement
The teetotaling history behind America's favorite communion wine substitute.
‘The Lost City of Z’ Points to the City That Is to Come
The thrilling story of British explorer Percy Fawcett dramatizes our search for a transcendent home.
The Strange Encouragement of the Church’s Appalling History Subscriber access only
The lives of our greatest heroes often undermined the gospel they so eloquently preached.
5 Women Every Christian Should Know
From Katharina Luther, who escaped a convent and became a radical reformer, to Amanda Berry Smith, an itinerant minister who was born a slave, these women changed history.
How Trump’s Inauguration Will Catalyze Christian Witness
Now is the time for the church to embrace the radical, ordinary influence of faith.
Reading the Reformation in 2017
Historians are still finding new things to say about Martin Luther and his movement.
10 Best Articles from CT's The Local Church
The editors weigh in on their favorites.
History Shows Us Why Being Evangelical Matters
Evangelicalsm yesterday helps us embrace the label today.
The Illegal Cookout That Sparked the Swiss Reformation
Who would have thought that an unassuming plate of sausages could ignite a revolution?
The Bogus Scandal That Nearly Ruined the Father of Trinitarian Orthodoxy
At least no one brings severed hands to church anymore—right?