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John Chrysostom (347–407)
Schwenckfeld's teachings on the experiential knowledge of God and the School of Christ
Moody was not an educational theorist or systematizer, but he was a popular educator par excellence.
Selections from William Booth's bold proposal for eliminating poverty
His flexible, compassionate guidelines for Christian community forever shaped monastic life—and influenced Western society.
In the High Middle Ages, Christian women found many ways to live a holy life.
How did convents arise? Why did so many medieval women enter them?
Though known as a theologian and resister, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was also a pastor—even in his final moments.
His controversial yet Christ-centered beliefs were formed not only in the classrooms of Tübingen, but also in the cells of Tegel Prison.
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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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