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Christian History

January 2010

October 2, 1187: Muslim general Saladin captures Jerusalem from the crusaders (see issue 40: The Crusades).

October 2, 1792: A dozen English ministers form the Baptist Missionary Society "for the propagation of the Gospel among the Heathen, according to the recommendations of [William] Carey's Enquiry" (see issue 36: William Carey).

October 2, 1800: Slave and lay preacher Nat Turner is born in Southampton County, Virginia. Inspired by biblical texts, the deeply religious and ascetic ...

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