Discover early African roots of our common faith. Stories of faithful heroes, martyrs, bishops, and monks--like Tertullian, Augustine, Origen, Perpetua, and Anthony--combine with vibrant images of African art, worship sites, and archeological remains to uncover important history Westerners often overlook. Journey to ancient Carthage, Alexandria and Hippo to find the truths these believers held dear and understand how their impact is still felt today.
This issue of Christian History magazine explores Christmas traditions throughout the ages.
Meet the Christian leaders of the late twentieth century who sought to recover from “modern amnesia” by rediscovering the ancient Christian faith. Renew your acquaintance with the early church’s devotional practices, doctrinal commitments, and ways of worship and see how the movements of the past led to spiritual renewal today in this issue of Christian History.
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In this video journey we are accompanied by Bach authorities including classical guitarist Christopher Parkening. They guide us through the development, personal crises, challenges, remarkable work output, and the compelling inner motivation of Bach and show why it was so important to the composer that his gifts be used for the glory of God alone.
Do you find it difficult to relate to your teenager? Mary Ronan can help. In speaking to thousands of teens each year, Mary has discovered the three things that most concern our youth today: pressure, drugs and alcohol, and sex. Mary explores how the media and popular culture assault our youth and offers parents guidance on how to talk to teens and help them deal with these influences. Her suggestions are built around three major themes: love them, lead them, and limit them.
This 48-page Leader's Guide and Student Handouts (reproducible) is for the video documentary Saints and Strangers. The study series is divided into four basic sections: (1) Christianity & Commerce: Jamestown; (2) Evangelism & Enlightenment: Pilgrims & Puritans; (3) Liberty of Conscience; and (4) Revival & Revolutions.
This comprehensive 112-page leader's guide contains ten sections to accompany the video series. Each section includes a short history of the commandment, quotes, questions for discussion, and Scripture passages with related questions. The guide also includes a series summary chart, background information on the presenter and additional information related to the commandments. Also included is one free copy of the 48-page student workbook.
Read the amazing true story of Corrie ten Boom, a Torchlighter hero of the faith, and discover how her obedience to God saved lives and continues to inspire others today.
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.