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Meet Katie Luther, One of the Protestant Reformation’s Leading Ladies

By on October 31, 2017 in Theology, Women's History with 1 Comment

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther, the young renegade monk, nailed his 95 Theses to an imposing, wooden, church door in Wittenberg, effectively launching the Protestant Reformation in Germany. Religious revolution soon spread all over Europe. As Christians celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation this year, one can’t help but notice the proliferation […]

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Saving Jane’s Soul … 8 Women of Faith

By on July 18, 2017 in Women's History with 0 Comments

It is February 10 in the year 1554. We are in a room in the Tower of London, where the Lady Jane Gray (1537-1554), who had been Queen of England for little over a week the previous year – from July 10-19, 1553 – is imprisoned. She has been condemned to death by her cousin […]

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Monica: The Mother Who Never Stopped Praying

By on March 17, 2016 in Women's History with 0 Comments

Probably the one person from the early centuries of the Church who influenced later Church history more than any other was Augustine (430), who became Bishop of Hippo in North Africa. Augustine himself, however, recognized that to a great degree his Christian faith was an answer to the prayers of his mother Monica.  Most of […]

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