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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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June 24, 64: Roman Emperor Nero begins persecuting Christians (see issue 27: Persecution in the Early Church).

June 24, 1178: Five Canterbury monks report something exploding on the moon, the only recorded time an asteroidal impact has been observed with the naked eye.

June 24, 1519: Theodore Beza, one of the great statesmen of the Reformation and John Calvin's successor at Geneva, is born in Vezelay, France (see issue 12: John Calvin).

June 24, 1542: Roman Catholic reformer, mystic, and poet John ...

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