Discover early African roots of our common faith. Stories of faithful heroes, martyrs, bishops, and monks--like Tertullian, Augustine, Origen, Perpetua, and Anthony--combine with vibrant images of African art, worship sites, and archeological remains to uncover important history Westerners often overlook. Journey to ancient Carthage, Alexandria and Hippo to find the truths these believers held dear and understand how their impact is still felt today.
This issue of Christian History magazine explores Christmas traditions throughout the ages.
Christians in the New Industrial Economy. How did the church respond as this new world emerged, and what can we learn from the success and failures of our predecessors? Find out in this thought-provoking, thoroughly relevant issue of Christian History magazine.
In this issue of Christian History, see what happened when Alexander Campbell and Barton Stone decided to speak where the Bible spoke and be silent where the Bible was silent.
Meet the men and women who shaped Baptist history and discover the theology, context, splits, and controversies that forged the largest Protestant group in America in this colorful issue of Christian History.
Around the twelfth century, a fresh wind blew across Medieval Europe, bringing the Scripture to ordinary lay people through traveling preachers and new translations. Many were inspired to commit their whole selves to seek and to serve God while remaining in the world rather than join religious orders. Let the prayers and devotion of Margery, Thomas, Catherine, Lawrence and many others inspire you toward a deeper faith in this issue of Christian History.
Discover the faithful, prayerful life of George Müller, his impact on hundreds of thousands of orphans, and the “Brethren” whose theological ideas have reverberated through evangelicalism for almost two centuries in this issue of Christian History.
Meet the Christian leaders of the late twentieth century who sought to recover from “modern amnesia” by rediscovering the ancient Christian faith. Renew your acquaintance with the early church’s devotional practices, doctrinal commitments, and ways of worship and see how the movements of the past led to spiritual renewal today in this issue of Christian History.
Discover the stories of lesser known women of the Reformation and how their desire to serve God changed Europe in this companion issue to our four-issue Reformation series.
Trace the roots of spiritual friendship—from the early years of the church to the modern mission movement and beyond—and discover the bonds that shaped Christian doctrines, mission, and literature with this latest issue of Christian History.
From the two faiths’ singular foundation to the present day, discover the fraught history between Christianity and Judaism in this difficult but important issue of Christian History.
The world has seen pandemic before—and the church has responded. What is happening today is not new from a historical perspective, and God is still on the throne. Discover Christian responses past and present to epidemics in this special bonus issue of Christian History. PREORDER now - available 8/1/2020!
Discover the modern world’s most famous missionary that you may have never even heard of: E. Stanley Jones. When E. Stanley and Mabel Lossing Jones set out for India, their witness changed the world. Read more in this issue of Christian History.
This issue of CH dives into the history of divine healing– a significant theme in the Bible and throughout Christian history– spanning time periods, theological traditions, and geographical regions.
Discover how the Bible shaped the American church, caused conflict, and informed worship and personal devotion in the hearts of American believers. This issue is the second of a two-part series on the Bible in America. Find the first in issue #138: America’s Book: How the Bible helped shape a nation.
How much do you know about Erasmus? You might know that he disagreed with Luther, but there is more to this sixteenth century thinker than that! Discover the church reformer, Renaissance humanist, and faithful Catholic who desired to follow the “philosophy of Christ.”
Join Christian History as we tackle the history of Orthodoxy in Russia and look at the deep and complex context of the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. Discover the last few centuries of Orthodoxy in Russia with this crucial follow-up to our 1988 issue #18, The Millennium of “Russian” Christianity.
What did everyday faith look like in the early church? Walk with the followers of the Way as they lived out their beliefs in the Roman world, and learn how their pursuit of godliness can speak into our own.
Lilias Trotter left behind the world of Victorian art and fame to serve God in Algiers. You may not know her name, but she left her mark on both the 19th century art world and North African missions. Meet this unsung missionary and artist in this issue of CH.
This issue, the first in a three-part series, looks at the big picture of renewal and the marks of revival in church history, starting in an unexpected time– the High Middle Ages. Join us for an in-depth view of medieval revival in issue #149 of CH.