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A Palestinian Christian Finds the Path from Hate to Forgiveness
A Conversation with Robert Louis Wilken
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A Palestinian Christian finds the path from hate to forgiveness.
The birth of an "official" Chinese church helped Christianity thrive in public under political constraints.
Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson were champions of both the Bible and progressive reform.
Every elected president has referred to God, providence, or a "higher power," in an inaugural address.
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April 20, 1139: The Second Lateran Council, led by Pope Innocent II and attended by 1,000 church leaders, opens in Rome. The council focused on reforming the church in the wake of the East-West schism (1054) and preserving the temporal possessions of the clergy.

April 20, 1233 (some say 1232): Pope Gregory IX appoints full-time papal inquisitors and gives the Dominican order authority to carry out the Inquisition. For their vigilant and persistant work, the order won the moniker "Domini canes" or ...

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