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Historian of six-continent Christianity
For India's "untouchable" Christians, relating their faith to the surrounding culture was no simple matter.
Combining the lifestyle of an ascetic "holy man" with the devotion of a Christian visionary, Sadhu Sundar Singh became for many a symbol of authentically Indian Christianity.
How do Christian beliefs relate to Indian philosophy and culture? These Indian thinkers came up with different answers.
Many are telling the continuing story of the African church. Here are some of the best renditions.
The origin of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is a story of slow, steady separation.
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?
If you've been unable to sort out just who the Christians of the Middle East are, this book is for you.
When Korea threw off Japanese rule in 1945, it was as much a victory for the church as for the nation.
The Assyrians, Iraq's main Christian population, struggle to keep their heritage and their ancient language.
How a "Holy Ghost revival" among child widows in India became an international sensation and a local wellspring of Christian outreach.
Andrew Walls may be the most important person you don't know.
Byang Kato (1936-1975) has been called the Founding Father of African Evangelical Theology.
Dana Robert traces Christianity's cross-cultural success.
Pentecostal Scholarship Goes Global
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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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