Christian History Magazine featuring Christianity and the Civil War
Christian History Magazine featuring Wesleys: Charles and John
Christian History Magazine featuring St. Benedict & Western Monasticism
Christian History Magazine featuring Healthcare and Hospitals in the mission of the Church
This issue of Christian History magazine discusses Christians and the prison experience. Why, when, and where have Christians been imprisoned? How has faith been revealed behind bars and how have Christians sought to minister to those who are incarcerated? Christian History magazine #123 Captive Faith features the voices of prisoners through the ages, including some who are currently serving sentences.
Christian History Magazine #37 covers Worship in the Early Church.
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 #30 featuring Women in the Medieval Church
Christian History Magazine featuring Adoniram and Ann Judson
Billy Graham’s message changed millions, but in the course of his career, his experiences broadened, deepened, chastened, and changed him profoundly. Learn the story behind the man some have called the greatest evangelist since the New Testament Era in this issue of Christian History.
Bright lights, glorious sky, clouds, harps and song, choirs of angels, dancing, a garden, a pasture, walls and ladders, gates, a temple, living waters...Christians through the centuries have pictured heaven in many ways through art, music, literature, and theological writings. They have debated who goes to heaven, when and how we go, and whether we stop off in purgatory on the way. Read about it all in this issue of Christian History on Heaven in the Christian Imagination.
Seven Christian authors who gave us cheerful hobbits, wise old women, sharp-witted detectives, and one memorable lion gave us something more: a vision for all of life. Meet George MacDonald, G. K. Chesterton, J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Dorothy L. Sayers, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield in Christian History magazine 113: Seven Literary Sages.
Dynamic worship, energetic circuit-riding preachers, and a close-up, personal style of leadership made Methodism a movement perfectly suited to bring the word of God to the new nation of America. And Francis Asbury led the way, rising from unremarkable working-class metalworker to bishop of a denomination stretching over a continent.
The first issue of Christian History magazine's series of four on the Reformation explores the roots and fruits of reform. On a quiet October Wednesday in 1517, a young Augustinian monk and theology professor, with one nail to the Wittenberg Castle door, struck a death blow to medieval Catholicism. That’s the story we think we know of Martin Luther, his 95 Theses, and the beginning of the Reformation. But is it the whole story?
The Bible is the most important Christian book (collection of books actually), but it’s not the only Christian book. This issue of Christian History features the fascinating stories behind the top 25 writings in Church history, selected by more than 70 past writers of the magazine. From Augustine and Aquinas to Bonhoeffer and Barth, this is a veritable primer on what to read, why to read it, and how we got it.
Quakers are known for their silent meetings and simple living, but we’ll uncover surprising stories of charismatic leaders, fervent social activism, and even a few bold Quakers who went naked as a prophetic sign in this issue of Christian History magazine.
Issue #107 of the Christian History magazine examines the responses of 19th century Christians to the challenge of Darwinian evolution. Read about the reactions of theologians, scientists, pastors, authors, bishops, and politicians as they grapple with the questions of Darwinism in many and diverse ways—ranging from hostility to reconciliation—and learn how Darwinism eventually became a symbol of warfare between science and Christianity.
Step behind the legend and inside the life and reign of “Charles the Great” in this issue of Christian History magazine. Charlemagne revived the Roman Empire in the West and spread Christian civilization across Europe. The scholars in his court preserved the basis of Western culture for generations. And he lived on in legend as the ideal Christian king.
CHM 109: Eyewitness to the Modern Age of Persecution. From China to Nigeria to Peru, modern Christians have suffered like the earliest followers of Christ. This special issue of Christian History magazine tells the inspiring stories of believers who stood with Christ in the face of persecution during the last hundred years. This is a special expanded issue with a large pull out map and first person testimonies. "Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering." (Hebrews 13:3)
Christians have wrestled with what it means to be called to their work by God and what work God calls us to since the beginning of the church. This issue of Christian History shares the stories of famous Christians who have tried to remain faithful to their vocations, explores how the church has helped and sometimes hindered followers in their callings, and reminds us that all work, not just “church work,” is a sacred calling.
Christian History Magazine featuring Jesus.
Discover the story of Latin American Christianity from the arrival of Catholicism and Columbus in the New World to the varied Protestant, Catholic, Pentecostal and syncretistic expressions of faith in the present day. Trace the colorful, complex, and conflicted history of faith in the Americas with this latest issue of Christian History.