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.
People of Faith: How America's Many Churches Shaped "One Nation Under God"
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 how the Bible shaped the American church, caused conflict, and informed worship and personal devotion in the hearts of American believers. This issue is the second of a two-part series on the Bible in America. Find the first in issue #138: America’s Book: How the Bible helped shape a nation.
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.”
Christian History magazine featuring the Apostle Paul and His Times. The gods vied for glory and rulers for power, but the tireless work of this man is what endured.
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)
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.
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.
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.
In this issue of Christian History, discover the role of the Bible in American history and its influence on the nation’s citizens, from preachers to politicians, reformers to artists, and more.
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.
This special 40th anniversary edition of Christian History takes the reader on a 100-page visual tour through two millennia of church history. Captivating images and concise summaries overview the main eras of the Church around the world. Don’t miss this unique and stunning celebration of our founder’s vision and of God’s work in ages past.