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She Shaped Me: 10 Exemplars of Faith
Christian leaders reflect on the women from history who’ve influenced them.
God Shook My World at an EDM Concert
I was rolling on Ecstasy when the scales suddenly fell from my eyes.
Let’s Quit the Tug-of-War over Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Legacy
How the German martyr’s example has been used—and abused—in American public discourse.
Myers-Briggs and Other Mirrors for the Soul
A new history of the ubiquitous personality test sheds light on what it can and can’t deliver.
The Female Martyrs’ #MeToo Message
What happened when early Christian women took a stand.
The Maker of the Maker of Middle-earth
There’s something missing from Oxford’s splendid new Tolkien exhibit.
Look Outside America for Fresh Insight on American EvangelicalsSubscriber Access Only
Melani McAlister’s new history aims to capture what the familiar political story leaves out.
What We Lose When Hymnbooks Disappear
Tangible objects of faith play an essential role in binding a community of believers together.
A Bright Future Rooted in a Distant Past
As we look forward, our present activity must be rooted in God’s kingdom work throughout redemptive history.
Jesus Befriended Prostitutes. So This Victorian-Era Woman Did Too.
Josephine Butler’s faith prompted her to challenge the status quo of her day.
The Eternal Gospel Meets the Modern World
How the earliest evangelicals struggled to leave their imprint on emerging trends in science, law, and culture.
Fear, Power, Nostalgia, and the 81 Percent
An evangelical historian searches for the roots of Trump-friendly evangelicalism.
You Can’t Have Racial Justice Without a Bloody Cross
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove’s necessary rebuke on race rests on a sadly truncated gospel.
Imagining a Virtuous Capitalism
Free-market ideas grew in a religious and moral soil. We need to replant them there.
A Preacher, a Businessman, and Their ‘Crusade of Mercy’
How American evangelicals became major players in the work of global charity.
The Anti-Racism Activist That History Forgot
In the Jim Crow era, an African-American newspaper owner made a biblical case against racism.
You Keep Using That Word, ‘Christian’
Throughout American history, groups have given it different, often conflicting meanings. Can they all be right?
Dorothy Sayers Did Not Want to Be a ProphetSubscriber Access Only
Nevertheless, the saucy British writer made the pious vociferously angry.
The Many Surprises of 20th-Century ChristianitySubscriber Access Only
Brian Stanley’s global history makes connections and draws lessons that others are apt to miss.
The Family Feud that Changed the Shape of Christian Higher Education
What makes a college “evangelical” or “fundamentalist?” The dividing lines weren’t always so clear.
The Cost of Religious Freedom
The Cost of Religious Freedom
When advocacy for persecuted Christians harms their fellow believers.
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