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.
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.
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.
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 C. S. Lewis in a new light. Meet the friends, family, and relationships that shaped him in this latest issue of Christian History.
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.
REPRINTED! Christian History Magazine #28 features the 100 Most Important Events in Church History.
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.
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.
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.
Christian History Magazine #17 featuring Women in the Early 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