For Bicentennial fare we offer three essays tracing some of the theological streams that influenced America’s religious life. The Anabaptists, the Pietists, and the Puritans, as these articles show, contributed tremendously to Europe as well as to America. The interview with Festo Kivengere is an added feature that throws light on African developments.

Kudos to Harold Myra, our publisher, who was awarded a Doctor of Letters degree, honoris causa, by John Wesley College in Michigan. He was cited for exceptional leadership in the field of communications. We rejoice with him and his wife on this honor.

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