This article is part of a series about the history of Christianity. This time we take a look at the founding of Christendom, Charlemagne, and Muslim hordes terrorizing, enslaving and massacring Christians as they conquered 2/3 of what were Christian lands. Also the Cult of the Virgin Mary is born.
The most famous man on earth in 1899 was Dwight L Moody. D. L. Moody was an evangelical preacher focused on charity and evangelism who founded the Moody Church and Moody Bible Institute in Chicago.
How was the Holy Bible and New Testament put together? Did Constantine decide the books of the Bible? Are there really any removed, lost, forbidden, missing, banned, or omitted books of the Bible? What does the word 'canon' mean? Read about Gnostics, Marcion, Irenaeus, Turtellian, Origen & Eusebius.
John Wycliffe (1330-1384) is the “Morning Star of the Reformation.” He railed against the wealth of the Church, rejected papal supremacy, and denied the doctrine of transubstantiation of the Eucharist. He was burned as a heretic, but only posthumously.
This brief look at the Christian Faith around the year 1300 includes Angels & Demons, St. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica, Knights Templar, Mamluks, invention of glass, Robin Hood, William Wallace, Celestine V, Boniface VIII, Angelology, Edward I Longshanks, and of course the Roman Catholic Church.
The First Great Awakening was a thirty year Evangelical Christian Revival that led to American Independence. It united the colonies for the first time as 75% of colonists participated, with George Whitfield, Jonathan Edwards, and Francis Asbury leading the way, spiritual event historically important
15th Century Europe (Christendom): Three Popes; Joan of Arc; Renaissance; Capitalism; Borgias; Savonarola; Gutenberg Printing Press; Dracula; Ferdinand & Isabella; Spanish Inquisition; Christopher Columbus; Erasmus; Slavery; Golden Age of Prostitution; Spain drives Muslims out, becomes super power.
A History of the Mormon Religion, Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints, includes founder Joseph Smith, angel Moroni, Lost Tribes of Israel, Golden Tablets, Nauvoo, Brigham Young, and on to Utah
John Calvin, or Jean Calvin, Lawyer, Scholar, Reformer of the Christian Faith, Greatest Theologian since Augustine, Teacher, Preacher. Who was John Calvin and why are his ideas still so important today for Believers in Jesus Christ? Capitalism, Predestination, Double Predestination, his 'Institutes'
The Third Crusade involved King Richard the Lionheart, Saladin, and the original Assassins. Included in this article: the True Cross, Eleanor of Aquitaine, King Henry II, Thomas Becket, Frederick Barbarossa, and Gothic Cathedrals at Canterbury, Lincoln, Notre Dame, Chartres, St. Denis, St. Chappell.