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History volumes made a good showing in the annual Christianity Today book awards.
131 Christians Everyone Should Know is like a super-concentrated, portable version of Christian History—which isn't surprising, considering that we wrote it.
Stamp of Glory, a novel by Tim Stafford, gives Christian abolitionists their due.
For anyone who gets a headache just thinking about the church's past, Christian History Made Easy may be the cure.
Two very different books, History of the Pentecostal Revival in Chile and The Awakening: One Man's Battle with Darkness, show God's power at work in very different ways.
I enjoyed William and Randy Petersen's 100 Christian Books That Changed the Century, but I would have picked a slightly different list.
A quick look at recent history-themed tomes, travel guides, and a timeline.
In Heaven Below, a former Pentecostal argues that his ancestors were neither as outlandish as they seemed nor as otherwordly as they wish to seem.
These six claims that undermine the church are so common they seem convincing—until you look at the facts.
Two books—one new, one newly reissued—debunk false claims about the "real" Jesus.
The Divine Comedy is so much more than the sum of its puzzling images and pesky footnotes.
Washington's struggle to sell the American image overseas illustrates how sharply today's reality differs from seventeenth-century ideals.
"A Christmas Carol" remains the quintessential holiday story, but why?
In the field of Irish history, every turn of phrase hints at the author's spin.
Is the "main character" in the church's story God, transforming faith, or an inspired yet wayward community?
New historical survey highlights twentieth-century evangelicalism's impassioned middle decades.
Some enjoyable ways to get the most out of the work of church historians.
Get rooted in the Christian past with these riveting reads.
War's reports deluge us every hour. Why should we read the "old news" of Christian history?
The roots of a resurgent practice, plus 14 books for further study.
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May 21, 1382: The "Earthquake Synod" in London (so named because a temblor interrupted the proceedings), led by Archbishop Courtenay, condemns as heretical 24 theses from the writings of John Wycliffe. Wycliffe later claimed that God sent the earthquake "because the friars had put heresy upon Christ. The earth trembled as it did when Christ was damned to bodily death" (see issue 3: John Wycliffe).

May 21, 1471: Painter, engraver, and woodcut designer Albrecht Durer is born in ...

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