Revivals in the Camp At first, most Civil War soldiers cared little for religion. But as the bloody war dragged on, hundreds of thousands converted to Christ. Dr. Gardiner H. Shattuck, Jr. teaches church history in the School for Ministries of the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island. He is author of A Shield and Hiding Place: The Religious Life of the Civil War Armies (Mercer University Press, 1987).
Fool in Rome As a young monk, Luther longed to see Rome. But his 1510 trip to the Holy City filled him with pain and doubt. Dr. Heiko A. Oberman is a professor of medieval, Renaissance, and Reformation history at the University of Arizona. He is author of Luther: Man between God and the Devil (Yale, 1989), from which this article is adapted by permission.
Camp Meetings and Circuit Riders: Did You Know? Little Known Facts about Camp Meetings and Circuit Riders Timothy K. Beougher is assistnat professor of evangelism at the Wheaton Graduate School and associate director for education programs at the Institute of Evangelism at the Billy Graham Center in Wheaton, Illinois.
Revival at Cane Ridge What exactly happened at the most important camp meeting in American history? Mark Galli is managing editor of Christian History.
The First Scandal How church discipline was handled in Reformed Scotland. Jasper Ridley is author of John Knox (Oxford, 1968), from which this article is excerpted with permission.
Into the Heart of Paganism Why did Paul, the traveling missionary, set down roots in Corinth and Ephesus? Dan Cole is professor of religion at Lake Forest College in Illinois and an editor with Biblical Archeology Review.