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Augustine's Timeless Classic About the Timeless City
His spiritual view of the millennial kingdom would shape tradition for the next 12 centuries.
In the Roman mind, there were valid religious reasons to halt the spread of Christianity.
The famous emperor ended the persecution of Christians. But was he a true believer, or merely a superstitious political opportunist?
The pagan prince of Kievan Rus' embraces a new faith
How should the church evangelize the Americas? Two strong leaders faced off over the question
How much did Christians borrow from Greek and Roman religions?
Paul of Tarsus crossed all types of barriers to gain followers for Jesus of Nazareth.
Why did Paul, the traveling missionary, set down roots in Corinth and Ephesus?
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July 20, 1054: Patriarch of Constantinople Michael Cerularius, having been excommunicated from the Roman church four Days earlier, excommunicates Pope Leo IX and his followers. This precipitates the Great Schism (see issue 54: Eastern Orthodoxy).

July 20, 1910: The Christian Endeavor Society of Missouri begins a campaign to ban all motion pictures that depicted kissing between nonrelatives.

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