Russian Christianity and the Revolution: What Happened? Russia and the surrounding Slavic countries were at one time considered among the "most Christian" of nations. So where was the church during the revolution that made the USSR atheistic? Andrew Sorokowski, having both a degree in law and a master's degree in Soviet studies from Harvard, is now completing a doctoral dissertation in history at the University of London School of Slavonic and East European Studies. From 1984–87 he was in Kent, England, working with Keston College, a research institute that specializes in reporting on religious life in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.
From Mountain Ghetto to Missionary Diaspora Waldensians and the Modern Era Dr. Giorgio Bouchard is currently President of the Protestant Federation of Italy. He is a Waldens-pastor and serves a congregation in Naples. From 1979 to 1986 he was moderator of the Waldensian Church.
Apostles on Horseback Francis Asbury & the Methodist Circuit Riders—Covering America with Spiritual Awakening
Radicals in Times of Revolution Dr. James Townsend is Bible editor at David C. Cook Publishing Co. and author of eight volumes in The Bible Mastery Series (Cook).
America's Hesitation Over Hymns Why did colonial churches resist the first British musical invasion? Dr. David W. Music is Associate Professor of Church Music at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, and editor of The Hymn, the quarterly journal of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada.
Heavenly Comet As George Whitefield blazed across England, Scotland, and America, his dramatic preaching caused excitement bordering on panic. Dr. Harry S. Stout is Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Christianity at Yale University and author of The Divine Dramatist: George Whitefield and the Rise of Modern Evangelicalism (Eerdmans, 1991).
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).
Knox's Shocking Politics Knox believed Christians should rebel against "idolatrous" governments. Why? Richard G. Kyle is professor of history and religion at Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas. He is author of The Mind of John Knox (Coronado, 1984).
Curious Mix in the Continental Congress How Christians and deists worked together in the war effort. Derek H. Davis is director of the J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
Fighting Words Peter Muhlenberg gave perhaps the most dramatic sermon of the Revolutionary era.