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Christian History

Issue 87 : Christianity in India: A Faith of Many Colors

Originally published in 2005
Issue 87
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May 9, 1760: Count Nicholaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf, founder of the Moravian Brethren and a pioneer of ecumenism and mission work, dies in Herrnhut, Germany. By his death the Moravians (which themselves only numbered in the hundreds) had sent out 226 missionaries around the world (see issue 1: Nicolaus Zinzendorf and the Moravians).

May 9, 1983: Pope John Paul II speaks before a gathering of 200 scientists and apologizes for the suffereing that Galileo Galilei had endured at the hands of the church ...

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