Tag - Christian history

Black History Is Family History

Image courtesy of Faithlife Media When you open a book about Church history, what do you expect to find in its pages? Are you expecting to learn about the history of the creeds and the Great Schism? How about the Reformation and the Puritan...

Can You Spot a Heresy?

The history of the Christian church is riddled with teachers whose work looked and sounded like orthodox Christianity—but wasn’t. Sometimes their teaching was so close to Christianity it was hard to tell the difference. The same is true today...

Jesus the Revolutionary

Today’s guest post is written by Michael L. Brown, author of Revolution: Jesus’ Call to Change the World and Revolution in the Church: Challenging the Religious System with a Call for Radical Change. “We socialists would have nothing to do if...

Why Christian History Matters

I’m a historian and a Christian. In fact, it was my study of history that led to my conversion. I realize this is an unusual progression, and perhaps it is a bias that leads me to believe that the common neglect of history among Christians is...