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The Fatted Faithful
Why the church may be harmful to your waistline.

Luther on the Use of Money

From the Archives: Using the Present Life
John Calvin (1509–1564)

Paula: A Portrait of 4th Century Piety
This close friend of the scholar Jerome, known for her scholarship and her extreme piety and generosity, was one of the most noteworthy people—women or men—in all the 4th-century church.

From the Archives: The Value of Virginity

The Rich Heritage of Eastern Slavic Spirituality
Though practically unknown to most Westerners, the history of Orthodox spirituality among the Eastern Slavs of Ukraine and Russia is a deep treasure chest of spiritual exploration and discovery.

Money in Christian History (II): From the Publisher

The Urge for Poverty
Christian Asceticism from the Early Church Through the Reformation

The Monastic Life: Benedict of Nursia

A 12th Century Man for All Seasons
The Life and Thought of Bernard of CIairvaux

405 Jerome Completes the Vulgate
This Latin translation stood as the preeminent Bible text for centuries—and set the standard for future translators.

Inside the Convent
How did convents arise? Why did so many medieval women enter them?

The Mystics
Why did mysticism flower in the medieval world—and why did women often lead in it?

Women in the Medieval Church: Recommended Resources

The Father of California
Junipero Serra launched a remarkable enterprise on Spain's final frontier

Snapshots of a Saint
Stories that reveal Francis's intense, complex personality.

Francis of Assisi: Did You Know?
Little-known or remarkable facts about Francis of Assisi

Golden Tongue & Iron Will

John Chrysostom: Christian History Timeline

John Chrysostom: Christian History Interview - More Than a Great Preacher

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