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Legendary Brigit brought joy and the burning presence of God.
African American enslaved Christians bore witness to the gospel despite the threat of punishment at the hands of fellow Christians.
She stirred a generation by touching the untouchables.
A feisty English Protestant and a meek Dutch Anabaptist take their faith to the flames.
The untold benefits of becoming a Christian in the ancient world.
Deadly epidemics and social traumas haunt the news and test the limits of our kindness and courage. How should Christians respond, when the church itself is so divided? Perhaps we need another Catherine of Siena.
10 years ago this Wednesday, on April 7, 1994, the newly Christianized African nation of Rwanda erupted into unprecedented ethnic slaughter. Where was the church then? And how can it help Rwandans recover today?
What would Jesus do at Abu Ghraib?
World Vision has changed much over the years, but the vision and compassion of its founder, Bob Pierce, continues to give it heart and soul.
First General of the Salvation Army
Dame Cicely Saunders' Christian faith and love for terminally ill patients led her to found the modern hospice movement.
As the Roman Catholic Church recognizes Hawaii's hero as a saint, what should we think about his chief posthumous critic?
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September 16, 681: The Third Council of Constantinople adjourns, having settled the Monothelite controversy in the Eastern Church. The Council, which proclaimed the orthodox belief of two wills in Christ: divine and human, condemned as heretics, the Monothelites, who believed Christ had only "one will," (see issue 51: Heresy in the Early Church).

September 16, 1498: Tomas de Torquemada, the first Spanish Inquisitor General, dies. He burned over 2,000 victims, tortured thousands more, and in some ...

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