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Selected quotations from Dietrich Bonhoeffer's writings. Quotations primarily from A Testament to Freedom: The Essential Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, edited by Geffrey B. Kelly and F. Burton Nelson (HarperCollins, 1990).
He was the Union's leading general and twice president of the United States. But he was no saint.
A sample of the reformer's wit and wisdom.
Little-known or remarkable facts about William Carey
They boldly went where no Christian had gone before
A psychologist examines the mental illness that afflicted William Carey's first wife
The model missionary did not have a model home
Little-known or remarkable facts about George Whitefield
A look at one year of Whitefield's whirlwind ministry.
Little-known or remarkable facts about Martin Luther's later years
Luther's wit and wisdom about his new estate
Christians thought they had liberated Jerusalem from infidels. But what did Muslims think?
The devout, combative, and scandalous women who shared in the Crusades.
Little-known or remarkable facts about the American Puritans
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July 21, 1773: Pope Clement XIV dissolves the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), which was founded in 1534. Clement did not condemn the Society, but explained it was an administrative move for the peace of the church. Pius VII restored the society in 1814.

July 21, 1925: Biology teacher John T. Scopes is fined $100 for teaching evolution. He lost his trial, but because of it fundamentalists lost respect (see issue 55: The Monkey Trial and The Rise of Fundamentalism).

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