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Why did colonial churches resist the first British musical invasion?
They have endured. But does their lasting popularity prove their quality?
Where did the English hymn come from?
Why the Church of England disliked hymns
The hymnbooks of John Wesley, John Newton, and John Rippon endured for generations.
They often risked floggings to worship God.
Little-known facts about Christopher Columbus and Christianity in the Americas
How should the church evangelize the Americas? Two strong leaders faced off over the question
From about the year 150, perhaps the most complete early description
How much did Christians borrow from Greek and Roman religions?
Historical documents describing Christians at worship
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July 19, 1692: Puritan magistrates convict and hang five women for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts. By September, 20 people had been executed on charges brought by 15 young girls (see issue 41: The American Puritan).

July 19, 1848: More than 300 men and women assemble in the Wesleyan Chapel at Seneca Falls, New York, for the first formal convention to discuss "the social, civil and religious condition and the rights of women." The event has been called the birthplace of the women's rights movement. ...

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