With a Name like That

May 27, 2015
The Muratorian fragment is a unique and critical document. Discovered by the Italian historian and archaeologist Ludovico Antonio Muratori, the fragment represents the thinking of a group of Christians from around AD 170, and specifically their thinking on the issue of the canon. The fragment is a canon list—a list of all the books that are

Calvin on Prayer

May 20, 2015
"Words fail to explain how necessary prayer is, and in how many ways the exercise of prayer is profitable. It is therefore by the benefit of prayer that we reach those riches which are laid up for us with the heavenly Father." These are the words of John Calvin on the necessity of prayer, and they

Little Wolf’s Bible

May 13, 2015
The Little Wolf's Bible is a Bible translation by an early church figure named Wulfila, whose name means "little wolf." He was born in 311 and died and 383. His main legacy to church history is his translation of the Bible into the Gothic language. By birth, Wulfila was a Cappadocian, but he was raised as

The First Reformation Confession

May 6, 2015
The earliest confession from the Reformation was written not by the followers of Luther or Calvin but by another group called the Radical Reformers. It's called the Schleitheim Confession, and it was written in Switzerland on February 24, 1527. The Radical Reformers thought that the other Reformers—including Martin Luther in Germany, Ulrich Zwingli in Zurich, and
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