A marvelous Economist account of how the Christian Revolution forged the Western imagination Crucifixion, the Romans believed, was the worst fate imaginable, a punishment reserved for slaves How astonishing it was, then, that people should have come to believe that one particular victim of cruc
The sexual abuse scandal has gripped the Catholic Church for the past thirty years, and continues to wreak havoc even today It s been a diabolical masterpiece, one that has compromised the work of the Church in every way and has left countless lives in ruin Many Catholics are understandably aski
In 1820, a young farm boy in search of truth has a vision of God the Father and Jesus Christ Three years later, an angel guides him to an ancient record buried in a hill near his home With God s help, he translates the record and organizes the Savior s church in the latter days Soon others join h
With mobs threatening to drive them from their homes, thousands of Latter day Saints flee Nauvoo, their gathering place for the past seven years Following Brigham Young and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, they travel west across prairie and plain, trusting in God to prepare a home for them beyon
A Texas oilman A brilliant female archaeologist An unknown world underneath the Vatican.In 1939, a team of workers beneath the Vatican unearthed an early Christian grave This surprising discovery launched a secret quest that would last decades a quest to discover the long lost burial place of t
In this definitive biography, renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N T Wright offers a radical look at the apostle Paul, illuminating the humanity and remarkable achievements of this intellectual who invented Christian theology transforming a faith and changing the world
In a radical new vision for the future of Christianity, NYT bestselling author and conservative columnist Rod Dreher calls on American Christians to prepare for the coming Dark Age by embracing an ancient Christian way of life n nThe light of the Christian faith is flickering out all over the West,
Christianity Today Beautiful Orthodoxy Book of the Year in 2016 Keep Christianity Strange As the culture changes all around us, it is no longer possible to pretend that we are a Moral Majority That may be bad news for America, but it can be good news for the church What s needed now, in sh
The Whole Christ: Legalism, Antinomianism, and Gospel Assurance—Why the Marrow Controversy Still Matters24 February 2019 | By Sinclair B. Ferguson | Filed in: church-history.
Since the days of the early church, Christians have wrestled with the relationship between the law and gospel If, as the apostle Paul says, salvation is by grace and the law cannot save, what relevance does the law have for Christians today n nBy revisiting the Marrow Controversy a famous but largel
You cannot discover lands already inhabited n nInjustice has plagued American society for centuries And we cannot move toward being a just nation without understanding the root causes that have shaped our culture and institutions n nIn this prophetic blend of history, theology, and cultural comm
Pope Pius XII is perhaps the most detested pope in modern history, vilified for allegedly appeasing Hitler and betraying the Jewish people by remaining silent during the Holocaust But this conventional narrative is not the full story.In Church of Spies, the intelligence expert Mark Riebling draws o
From 1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas comes a brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern history, Martin Luther, in time for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation n nOn All Hallow s Eve in 1517, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hop
From the New York Times bestselling authority on early Christianity, the story of how Christianity grew from a religion of twenty or so peasants in rural Galilee to the dominant religion in the West in less than four hundred years.Christianity didn t have to become the dominant religion in the West.
A major new history of the Crusades with an unprecedented wide scope, told in a tableau of portraits of people on all sides of the wars, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Templars n nFor than one thousand years, Christians and Muslims lived side by side, sometimes at peace and so
Sheds light on the major cultural and theological currents shaping the church during this period.
It s about time that someone wrote church history that tells about people, not just about eras and ages Church History in Plain Language taps the roots of our Christian family tree It combines authoritative research with a captivating style to bring our heritage home to us.