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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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 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.
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!
Christian History Magazine featuring Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
How do Christians live as citizens of a fallen world? Meet the believers who sought to live faithfully in the world without being consumed by it; sometimes by working hand-in-hand with the state; sometimes enduring its persecution. Discover how they did all these things as a way to follow Jesus—helping to bring Augustine’s “City of Man” just a little bit closer to the “City of God”—in this issue of Christian History.
Discover C. S. Lewis in a new light. Meet the friends, family, and relationships that shaped him in this latest issue of Christian History.
Whether, and how, Christians should go about higher education of young adults for the common good has been a question for centuries. In this issue of Christian History we survey the schools wrestling with timeless questions: How important are the liberal arts? What place does religion have in the university curriculum? What courses and activities best equip young people to be good Christians and good citizens? Discover the Christian story of the university in this latest issue of CH. Available for pre-order now! Will ship by May 31, 2021.
Discover the complex relationship of Christians to money, economics, and the marketplace over the ages in the second issue of our “Faith and Flourishing” series.
Step into the crowded, smelly cities of the ancient Roman Empire and find how the first Christians lived, worked, played, and worshipped alongside their non-believing neighbors. We’ll uncover the first Christian communities in cities like Rome, Constantinople, Ephesus, and Corinth, where believers were the minority and Rome the authority. Images of the art and architecture of the period help tell their story, and five modern interviewees connect us to modern urban ministry. Order yours today!
Christian History Magazine #37 covers Worship in the Early Church.
The Catholic Reformation is a story often overlooked by Protestants. In this issue of Christian History magazine, read how some Catholics embraced "evangelical" ideas and helped usher in a new era.
They were the wars of our grandparents and great-grandparents. Bloody, nightmarish wars that transformed the face of the globe, claimed entire families, and ushered in the nuclear age. As the world fought to save Western civilization, Christians fought too, in battles both physical and spiritual. Their stories are heart-wrenching, challenging, and touching, and there are some stories we’d rather forget. Read them all in this expanded issue of Christian History on World Wars I and II.
Christian History #50 covers Christianity's overlooked role in the bold venture to gain independence.
As the reform movement spread and splintered across Europe in the mid-sixteenth century, each offshoot searched for and strengthened its identity through various confessions and creeds. On this scene stepped John Calvin, the hopeful priest turned reluctant lawyer who became one of the world's most influential reformers. Read his story along with the story of the divisions, martyrdoms, victories, and disappointments that marked the last half of the sixteenth century in this third Reformation issue of Christian History.