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Concluding thoughts on our great need to pray
A Man of Peace and the Church Militant
Excerpts from Florence Nightingale's letters and diaries.
The massive treatise set forth a theological system so influential it has been declared eternally valid.
A selective chronological listing
An obscure monk invited debate on a pressing church issue—and touched off a history-shattering reform movement.
They were ordained ministers and missionaries. Then their hearts were "strangely warmed," and their changed lives gave rise to a worldwide movement.
A brief listing of significant dates that also earn a place in the "Christian History 100"
His innovative school for training pastors continues nearly 150 years later.
She lived only 33 years, but her vibrant faith and writings were so influential she has been declared a Doctor of the Church.
He was the Union's leading general and twice president of the United States. But he was no saint.
Where was God in this brutal national war? An unbaptized non-churchgoer came up with a profound answer.
In his quest for spiritual peace, Luther had no idea he'd leave his world in turmoil.
After Luther published these three works, there was no turning back.
When, where, and how did Luther make his astounding discovery of justification by faith?
A young professor's startling insights into the graciousness of God.
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July 23, 1373: Saint Bridget (or Birgitta) of Sweden dies. The pious and charitable mystic and founder of the Bridgettine Order, greatly influenced the pope's decision to return to Rome.

July 23, 1583: Protestant printer John Day, who was responsible for publishing Hugh Latimer's sermons, Nicholas Ridley's "Friendly Farewell," and John Foxe's Book of Martyrs, dies (see issue 72: How We Got Our History).

July 23, 1742: Susannah Wesley, mother of John and Charles, dies. Born the twenty-fifth child in ...

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