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His flexible, compassionate guidelines for Christian community forever shaped monastic life—and influenced Western society.
In an epochal council, the Catholic Church undertook its most searching self-examination ever and renewed itself for a modern world.
Why many are tempted to disown Knox, and why we shouldn't.
John Knox provoked rulers, incited riots, and inspired a reformation in Scotland.
How the reformers radically changed Christian worship in Scotland.
Little-known and remarkable facts about Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation.
The cadences of Cranmer's Book of Common Prayer continue to nurture Christians worldwide.
The distinctive legacy of Thomas Cranmer, and the Anglican "middle way" today.
Christianity in one Spanish village—a historical re-creation.
In the medieval world, what you taught your children was not just your business.
Elected to be a caretaker pope, he decided instead to revolutionize Catholicism.
Catholicism anchored Tolkien's life and suffused his writings.
More was decided at the Council of Nicaea than the nature of Christ.
Did the Nicene Creed distort the pure gospel, or did it embody and protect it?
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September 23, 1595: Led by Fray Juan de Silva, the Spanish begin an intensive missionary campaign in the American southeast. In the following two years, 1,500 Native Americans in the area of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina convert to the Catholic faith.

September 23, 1857: Layman-turned-evangelist Jeremiah C. Lanphier holds a lunchtime prayer meeting for businessmen on Fulton Street in New York City. At first, no one shows up, but by the program's third week, the 40 participants requested daily ...

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