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Reformation Era

Anabaptism (Anabaptists) - 40 articles
Cloning Ban Bill Reintroduced in House
Muslims blame Christians for church attack, the church goes Amish, and other stories from online sources around the world.

The Agony of the Families
"As aid workers in Afghanistan went from defendants under draconian law to hostages in a war, their loved ones at home also underwent a trial"

Still Somebody
"Despite an embarrassing scandal and widespread irritation with his methods, Jesse Jackson continues to be an influential voice in the church. Should evangelicals listen?"

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Antony (of Padua) - 1 articles
Thomas Aquinas: Christian History Timeline - Storms of the Thirteenth Century
The Christian History timeline.

Calvin, John - 68 articles
The Reformation Question
What does Catholic mean?

David Martin: Sociologist as Servant of the Church
A faithful witness at the intersection of sociology and theology.

Why the Reformers Read the Fathers
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Calvinism - 40 articles
Jonathan Edwards and John Wesley and 300-A Plentiful Harvest

Be Always Ready

Reformed, Reforming

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Church of England - 36 articles
New Kids on the Blog
Plus: Links to a record-breaking 429 religion stories on gay marriage in Massachusetts, San Francisco, and the Church of England, a Ten Commandments resurgence, The Passion of The Christ, and even a few topics Weblog hasn't beat to death already.

"Christian History Corner: Our Brothers and Sisters, the Episcopalians"
The Episcopal Church needs our help. Here's why we should give it

Weblog Bonus: 'Difficult Days Ahead' For Anglican Communion
"As some Episcopalian conservatives walk out, leaders abroad condemn the church's first openly homosexual bishop"

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Columbus, Christopher - 13 articles
Columbus's Millennial Voyage
The famous explorer was driven across the Atlantic by more than a quest for gold and glory.

From the Editor: Overlooked Questions about Columbus

Tying Their Own Hands
How Christian missionaries sometimes thwarted their own evangelism

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Counter Reformation - 1 articles
1545 The Council of Trent Begins
Responding to the Reformation, the council charted the Catholic church's course for the next 400 years.

Cranmer, Thomas - 17 articles
Acrobat Theologian
It's not easy to take a balanced view of doctrines like predestination and Communion—but Cranmer did.

Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: Did You Know?
Little-known and remarkable facts about Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation.

Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: From the Editor - Ordinary Hero

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Erasmus, Desiderius - 15 articles
The Long View: Wielding the Sword
Early believers were not as troubled as we are by the use of force

Classic & Contemporary Excerpts
Classic & contemporary excerpts on books, reading, and writing.
Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: A Gallery - Reform from on High
The English Reformation, more than others, was the work of the principalities and powers.

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Foxe, John - 4 articles
Model Martyrs
A feisty English Protestant and a meek Dutch Anabaptist take their faith to the flames.

Battle For the Past
As traditions clashed during the Reformation, history became hotly disputed territory.

Why Queen Mary Was Bloody
And why her persecution of Protestants failed

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Galileo - 9 articles
The View from Somewhere
The importance of place in scientific discovery.

Did Martin Luther Get Galileo in Trouble?
David Lindberg talks about the early relationship between science and faith and his own journey on the subject
Galileo and the Powers Above
The convoluted tale of a faithful Catholic caught in a web of theological inflexibility, papal power, and his on political naivete.

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Henry VIII of England - 18 articles
The Rise & Fall of Anne Boleyn
She gambled and lost.

The Conscience of a (Catholic) Fundamentalist

Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation: Did You Know?
Little-known and remarkable facts about Thomas Cranmer and the English Reformation.

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Huguenots - 14 articles
Huguenots and the Wars of Religion: The Gallery - The Inner Circle
Huguenot intrigues swirled around a handful of key figures.

Huguenots and the Wars of Religion: Did You Know?
Interesting & unusual facts about the Huguenots—and their enemies.
Huguenots and the Wars of Religion: From the Editor - Fracas Francais

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Hus, Jan - 20 articles
Jan Hus: A Gallery of Foes in High Places
As reformation divided Bohemia, it turned some of Hus's most influential allies against him.

Jan Hus: Did You Know?
Interesting and unusual facts about Jan Hus and his followers.

Jan Hus: From the Editors - Accidental Radical

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Hussites - 1 articles
Protest and renewal: Reformers before the Reformation


Indulgences - 34 articles
An Ecumenical Luther
The Reformation as a movie.

Vatican City: Catholic, Reformed, and Lutheran Leaders Discuss Indulgences
Understanding, not agreement, sought on historical, theological, and pastoral issues

The Pilgrim's Way
The dream of reaching heaven by visiting holy sites inspired millions of medieval Christians—including Dante.

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James I of England - 2 articles
The American Puritans: Christian History Timeline

1611 Publication of the King James Bible
A team of scholars produced an English Bible translation unsurpassed in linguistic beauty and longevity.

Jesuits - 5 articles
Vatican Attempts to Clarify Jesuit's Stance on Religious Pluralism
Belgian Priest writes that some goodness and truth in other religions does not derive from Christ.

How to Get Fired In One Easy Step
Plus: The sexiest church online, the dangers of linking to Christianity Today, and other stories from around the globe.

LETTERS
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Knox, John - 22 articles
The Radical Kirk
The Church of Scotland has a long history of intense reforms.

The Delight of a Woman's Company
John Knox and the Scottish Reformation: Christian History Interview - Prophet Without Honor?
Why many are tempted to disown Knox, and why we shouldn't.

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Lollards - 1 articles
Protest and renewal: Reformers before the Reformation


Loyola, Ignatius - 3 articles
Gordon Smith Hears the Voice of Jesus
The author of The Voice of Jesus talks about listening to God with discernment
ONE-MINUTE MATURITY
How a hurried and harried pastor began practicing the spiritual disciplines--deliberately.

FROM THE EDITORS


Luther, Martin - 130 articles
The Reformation Question
What does Catholic mean?

Hopeful Pessimism
The lessons of the civil rights movement turn out to be quite alien to liberal pieties.

When Sin Won't Let Go

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Melanchthon, Philipp - 8 articles
Why the Reformers Read the Fathers
The African Apostles: Did You Know?
The rapidity of Africa's twentieth-century baptism was stunning. There's no better place to see the future of the global church.

Allies or Enemies?

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Mennonites - 22 articles
Christian University Under Fire for Firing Gay Professors
Plus: African Anglicans reject U.S. funds, no news is much news for Kerry's meeting with the cardinal, American missionaries shot in Guatemala and other stories (not all of them about homosexuality, we promise) from online sources around the world.

Alleged Mastermind Behind Attacks on Pakistani Christians Nabbed
"Bush says maybe to marriage amendment, and maybe says something about God and Iraq. Also many other links to religion news from online sources around the world"

The Agony of the Families
"As aid workers in Afghanistan went from defendants under draconian law to hostages in a war, their loved ones at home also underwent a trial"

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More, Thomas - 5 articles
The Last Medieval Man

The Conscience of a (Catholic) Fundamentalist

The Politicians' Patron
Is Thomas More a saintly model?

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Reformation - 91 articles
Is the Reformation Over?
Well, if you have to ask …

The Reformation Question
What does Catholic mean?

An Ecumenical Luther
The Reformation as a movie.

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Revivals - 169 articles
A Preaching Woman
The remarkable story of a former slave sheds light on the origins of African American Christianity.

The News from Rhosllanerchrugog
On the exemplary fate of Nonconformity in Wales.

Reports of the Revival
The Confederate camp became a school of Christ.

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Ricci, Matteo - 0 articles

Schwenckfeld von Ossig, Caspar - 18 articles
From the Archives: Christian Patience and Humility
A Letter to a Mother and Her Children

Caspar Schwenckfeld von Ossig: From the Publisher
The Schwenckfeld Bible
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Simons, Menno - 10 articles
The Agony of the Families
"As aid workers in Afghanistan went from defendants under draconian law to hostages in a war, their loved ones at home also underwent a trial"

Letters
The Mennonites' Dirty Little Secret
What Christians could learn from Menno Simons and how he rescued the Anabaptist movement.

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Smyth, John - 1 articles
From the Archives: The Move to Believer's Baptism

Transubstantiation - 11 articles
Theology on the Edge
When competing ideologies had fragmented Christian thought, Thomas forged a solution.

The Reformation Connection
Hus shared ideas with Wyclif and Luther, yet they were not all of one mind.

Take, Eat—But How Often?
Many churches observe the Eucharist a few times a year, but the early churches seemed to observe it weekly—possibly daily. What is most appropriate?—Wendell J. Biermann, Fayetteville, New York

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Trent, Council of - 3 articles
Do We Still Need the Reformation? Part 1

More Than One Bible
Christians still disagree over the content of the Old Testament.
1545 The Council of Trent Begins
Responding to the Reformation, the council charted the Catholic church's course for the next 400 years.

Tyndale, William - 34 articles
The Conscience of a (Catholic) Fundamentalist

Englishing the Book
The rise and fall of the King James Bible.

Battles over Bibles

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Westminster Confession - 4 articles
Quotation marks
"Comments on Christian conversion, praying, and Britney Spears."

The Gospel Statement Revisited
an interview with Timothy George
Demanding Faith
The Scots Confession is not for the faint of heart.

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Wycliffe, John - 27 articles
Not First in Words but in Flesh
Language and truth in the Christian literary tradition

Englishing the Book
The rise and fall of the King James Bible.

To Build a Fire
Jan Hus hoped his incendiary preaching and heated rebukes would purify a tainted church, but the flames consumed him first.

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Xavier, Francis - 1 articles
William Carey's India

Zwingli, Ulrich - 27 articles
Faith-based Bathing
What role does baptism play in faith and salvation?

The Agony of the Families
"As aid workers in Afghanistan went from defendants under draconian law to hostages in a war, their loved ones at home also underwent a trial"

Militants Blamed for Death of Three Missionaries in India
"5,000 attend funeral, Catholic schools close in mourning"

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