Pastor of Geneva DR. OLIVIER FATIO Dr. Olivier Fatio is a Professor at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.
540 Benedict Writes His Monastic Rule His flexible, compassionate guidelines for Christian community forever shaped monastic life—and influenced Western society. Dr. Bennett D. Hill is professor of history at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
1962 The Second Vatican Council In an epochal council, the Catholic Church undertook its most searching self-examination ever and renewed itself for a modern world. Dr. Joseph A. Komonchak is professor of theology in the Department of Religion and Religious Education, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
Preacher of Revolution John Knox provoked rulers, incited riots, and inspired a reformation in Scotland. R. Tudur Jones is professor of history at Bangor University, Wales. He is author of The Great Reformation (1985).
Worship Before and After How the reformers radically changed Christian worship in Scotland. James Kirk is professor in the department of Scottish history at the University of Glasgow. He is author of Patterns of Reform: Continuity and Change in the Reformation (T.&T. Clark, 1989).
Unmatched Masterpiece The cadences of Cranmer's Book of Common Prayer continue to nurture Christians worldwide. Roger Beckwith is acting warden of Latimer House at Oxford University. He is author of The Service of Holy Communion and Its Revision (Marcham, 1972).
An Inkeeper's Faith Christianity in one Spanish village—a historical re-creation. Glenn Olsen is professor of history at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, and an advisory editor of "The Catholic Historical Review."
Parenting With Mother Church In the medieval world, what you taught your children was not just your business. Katherine French is a professor of history at S.U.N.Y. in New Paltz, New York. She is co-editor of the forthcoming "The Parish in English Life: 1400–1600" (University of Manchester).