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Like Father Like SonSubscriber Access Only
The Mather men followed the faith-and career paths-of their fathers.
Give Peace a ChanceSubscriber Access Only
Accidental RadicalSubscriber Access Only
Jan Hus's ideas were so sound, it's amazing they were ever considered revolutionary.
A Libertarian’s LincolnSubscriber Access Only
A political scientist finds much to admire about the sixteenth president—but scant connections between him and our current leader.
Open Debate in the Openness DebateSubscriber Access Only
It's been centuries since Luther nailed his theses to a church door, but the Internet is reintroducing theological debate to the public square.
Book NotesSubscriber Access Only
New and noteworthy releases on church history that deserve recognition.
Between ExtremesSubscriber Access Only
"Church leaders didn't like Pelagius's ideas about free will, but they've never been able to avoid them completely"
Out with the Old?Subscriber Access Only
As rumors of Pope John Paul II's retirement circulate, it's worth remembering the story of the last pope to resign
Where did small groups start?Subscriber Access Only
Maniac or Martyr?Subscriber Access Only
John Brown was a man you either loved or hated, feared or followed.
A Different Georgian ConflictSubscriber Access Only
Augustine & the Battle for Orthodoxy: Did You Know?Subscriber Access Only
Misinterpreted for centuries, this painting now sheds light on Augustine and his remarkable life.
Shelling the Salvation ArmySubscriber Access Only
"If William Booth's church could handle sticks and stones in the 1880s, it should withstand the recent barrage of hateful words"
Heaven Can't WaitSubscriber Access Only
Mass suicides, like last week's in Uganda, may be a newer tactic, but the temptation to predict, even force, the coming of kingdom bliss is not.
"Kill Them All"Subscriber Access Only
The medieval church was deadly serious about heretics like the Cathars. Author Stephen O'Shea, on the other hand, is only too kind.
Theology in TuneSubscriber Access Only
Christmas carols evoke warm memories, but the concepts they communicate were refined in often fiery debates.
Segregated No MoreSubscriber Access Only
Last weekend, white and black Methodist congregations in Philadelphia worshiped together for the first time in more than 200 years.
Dampened Spirits: Prohibitionists Get WetSubscriber Access Only
Newspaper clippings document teetotalers’ dedication, even in driving rain.
History in a FlashSubscriber Access Only
A new CD-ROM offers quick access to the facts of church history, plus interactive quizzes
US Religion Census Maps Changing Churches, Declining Denominations
US Religion Census Maps Changing Churches, Declining DenominationsSubscriber Access Only
The 2020 project shows shifting complexity of organized religion.
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