Category: Christian History

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

  Bernard of Clairvaux Medieval reformer and mystic 1090-1153 You wish me to tell you why and how God should be loved. My answer is that God himself is the reason he is to be loved.” It’s hard to know how to characterize Bernard… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Benedict of Nursia Father of western monasticism 480-547 “The good of all concerned, however, may prompt us to a little strictness in order to amend faults and to safeguard love.” The first monks who tried to live under Benedict’s direction hated his regimen, so… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Aimee Semple McPherson Foursquare phenomenon 1890-1944 ‘Never did I hear such language from a human being. Without one moment’s intermission, she would talk from an hour to an hour and a half, holding her audience spellbound.”—a reporter’s description In 1913 a 23-year-old Salvation Army… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

Alexander Campbell Christian 1788-1866 131 Christians Everyone Should Know “The union of Christians with the apostles’ testimony is all-sufficient and (alone sufficient to the conversion of the world.” Separated by the Atlantic Ocean, Presbyterian preacher Thomas Campbell and his son Alexander simultaneously came to… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”

Fox’s Book of Martyrs

https://www.biblestudytools.com/history/foxs-book-of-martyrs/ Edited by William Byron Forbush This is a book that will never die — one of the great English classics. . . . Reprinted here in its most complete form, it brings to life the days when “a noble army, men and boys, the… Continue Reading “Fox’s Book of Martyrs”

131 Christians Everyone Should Know

William Miller Mistaken founder of Adventism 1782-1849 “We have passed what the world calls the last round of 1843…. Does your heart begin to quail? Or are you waiting for your blessed hope in the glorious appearing of Jesus Christ?” In recent years, we… Continue Reading “131 Christians Everyone Should Know”