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In His treatment of women, as in many other areas, Jesus of Nazareth was a radical contrast to the standards of His times
A Plea for the Poor (1793)
Oliver Cromwell and the Effort to Save the Waldensians
From Love of Self To Love of God To Love of Self for God
While carrying tracts to Union troops, one preacher was seized by Confederates as a spy.
As sincere believers marched to subjugate a continent, other Christians had to oppose them
Courageous Christians who worked on behalf of "the least of these" in the Americas
Excerpts from an ancient Christian sermon
Little-known or remarkable facts about Martin Luther's later years
Stories that reveal Francis's intense, complex personality.
What do you pack if you're going to China as a British missionary in 1865?
Lord Shaftesbury and William Gladstone, like Wilberforce, had Christ in their hearts and politics in their blood.
Whether on her feet or from her sickbed, Florence Nightingale worked to save lives.
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February 16, 1497: German scholar and reformer Philipp Melanchthon is born in Bretten, Baden. He and Luther were at times allies (he defended Luther against Johann van Eck and Emperor Charles V) and at other times enemies (Luther thrashed him for his views on the Sacrament, but apologized on his deathbed). Melanchthon's argument for justification by faith alone, known as theAugsburg Confession, is now the basic statement of Lutheran doctrine (see issue 34: Luther's Early Years).

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