Study the Church
Resources for studying the Bible and Church History
I didn't know that
Double-Extreme Bible Trivia Tests
New Testament Class
Why do Christians do that?
List of all articles
Odds and ends
Biography of Jesus
How can you say that Jesus was born in 4 B.C.?
The story of the Old Testament
Deuterocanonicals, also known as the extra books in the Catholic Old Testament
"Yahweh" in Hebrew, also known as the Tetragrammaton
The origin of the fish symbol in Christianitity
8 commonly misunderstood words in Christianity
Why so many denominations when there is one Bible?
Why do most Christians attend church on Sunday?
Non-biblical references to Jesus
James & Jude: Half- or Step-brothers of Jesus?
Why was Pilate in charge?
Why did Judas betray Jesus?
A history of Jerusalem
Mary and Panthera: a made-up story about Jesus' father
Different methods of Communion
When were the chapters and verses added to the New Testament?
Early Church History
How fast did Christianity grow in its first year?
Was Mark's house the site of the Last Supper?
An eyewitness, physical description of Paul
The Apostle Thomas in India
What happened to the Apostles?
Polycarp: A link to the Apostles
P52: The earliest piece of the New Testament that has been discovered
Marcion: Since you won't decide the New Testament books, I will
Peter's house became a church
Priscilla and Aquilla: the first "peaceful" persecution of the Christians by the Roman Empire
Slavery in the New Testament
Docetism: Because some people didn't like the incarnation
A listing of the bishops of Rome in the 100 years after Jesus
Why does Easter move around the calendar?
Trinity: The idea was in the Bible, but the word came later
Tertullian: An Early Defense of Christianity Which Explains Their Worship
Perpetua: A young, female martyr: be glad we live when we do
Sinaiticus: One of the earliest Bibles discovered
The First Church Building
Early (lesser-known) Heresies
40 Martyrs: The standard of dedication
Stylites: So you think you are dedicated?
Medieval Church History
Pope Gregory I: Reluctant but the Greatest of the Greats
Why is the headquarters of the Church of England not in London?
Charlemagne: A funny thing happened one Christmas Day
Cluny & Citeaux: Reactions against Mediocrity
St. Bernard: The man and not the dogs
1054: The year Christian split for good the first time
The Ontological Argument for God
Francis of Assisi in a Crusade
Francis of Assisi and the Second Nativity Scene
The Protestant Reformation
Overview of the Protestant Reformation
A listing of relics available in the 1500's
William Tyndale: The Overlooked Reformer (who coined the word "Passover" plus well-known phrases)
Luther's table talk
Luther's last days and words
The Colloquy of Marburg: Luther and Zwingli: So close and yet so far
Why are there 5 points of Calvinism, and what are they?
Francis Xavier's 10-year mission trip
Origin of the King James Version of the Bible
American Church History
Christopher Columbus: Christian hero?
The first Christian martyr in present-day USA
How the vast amount of land in America produced so many denominations
Puritans and Pilgrims
The Halfway Covenant: A unique solution to one of the first problems in American Christianity
Sinners in the hands of an angry God
Jonathan Edwards and the beginnings of Evangelicalism
George Whitefield: The First American Celebrity
Charles Wesley "proves" Jesus will return in 1793
The Origin of the Separation of Church and State
The AME Church: Watching the birth of a denomination
Map of 1809 Camp Meeting
Charles Finney's New Measures
William Miller: Jesus to return in 1843
Utopian groups of the 1800's
I know what you are trying to do: Niebuhr's
Christ and Culture
4 Different Leadership Models of Churches
Origin of the term "Methodist"
The Apostle Thomas: He traveled to India
Francis Xavier: An amazing 10 years
William Carey: The First Modern Mission
The History of Jerusalem