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.”
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
It didn’t take long for the ideas of Luther, Zwingli, and many others to ignite a sea change in society at large: peasants revolting, priests and nuns marrying, church art destroyed, heretics on both sides persecuted by church and state, and a philandering king whose search for a male heir would birth the Church of England. Read about one of the most turbulent eras of all of history in issue #118, The People’s Reformation, the second in our Reformation series.
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.
REPRINTED! Christian History Magazine #28 features the 100 Most Important Events in Church History.
From the monks and mystics who found in nature divine inspiration for moving poetry and art to the hermits and activists who felt the call to live in harmony with the same, you’ll meet a variety of inspiring saints. So head outside to your favorite reading spot to enjoy this uniquely beautiful issue of Christian History magazine.
Christian History Magazine featuring Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Is there really discord between scientific exploration and faith? Or is there a more complex story beneath the surface? Learn in this issue about scientists who pursued science, not in spite of their faith, but because of it.