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Zwingli's Historic Reformation Sermon
In a historic sermon preached on the third day of the second Zurich Disputation, Zwingli set forth his understanding of the ministry in a lengthy message that is timeless in the application. Excerpts from this sermon are found in the "From the Archives" section of this magazine. In this article Dr. Fritz Büsser discusses the central thrust of Zwingli's understanding of the nature of the ministry as aticulated in "The Shepherd" sermon.
A Survey of the History of Biblical Interpretation on Money and Wealth
A Paraphrase of Quis Dives Salvandus
In His treatment of women, as in many other areas, Jesus of Nazareth was a radical contrast to the standards of His times
Selected quotations from The Life of Our Lord.
The post-Gospel lives of the disciples.
Despite earlier failings, the quest for the historical Jesus still matters. Our interview with N.T. Wright.
Jesus' humiliation didn't end at the cross.
How those in power bent the rules to ensure the outcome.
The maritime life of Jesus' headquarters in Galilee
Facts, both fascinating and little-known about Jesus and his times.
What do we know about those closest to Jesus?
The inns and outs of travel in first-century Palestine.
The geography that shaped the world—and world-view—of first-century Jews
What exactly took place in a synagogue service?
Ethnic and religious tensions ran high in Jesus' day too.
What type of history do the four Evangelists tell, and what does it reveal about Jesus?
Putting the issue in context.
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March 19, 1229: Having negotiated a treaty with Muslims for Christian access to Jerusalem, Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II (a reluctant participant in the sixth crusade) enters the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and crowns himself king. But his peace treaty was denounced by members of both faiths, and the same day the Catholic patriarch of Jerusalem pronounced an interdict on the city. Frederick was later excommunicated for making peace instead of war (see issue 40: The Crusades).

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