Who Was Pelagius?

October 22, 2014
In the fifth century, there was a monk whose teachings have had an impact on the history of the church to this day. He was concerned with our righteousness: how can we be counted righteous before God? The question caused him to rethink the relationship between us and Adam. His thinking on the matter led

Win a Copy of Stephen Nichols’ Reformation Profiles Teaching Series

October 16, 2014
In anticipation of Reformation Day (Oct. 31), and to thank you for listening to 5 Minutes in Church History each week, 5 winners will receive a copy of Stephen Nichols' Reformation Profiles (DVD). His 5-part teaching series helps believers understand why the Reformation mattered then and matters now. If you are unable to see the

Deserted Island Top 5: Carl Trueman

October 15, 2014
Stephen J. Nichols: Today we have another installment in our Deserted Island series. We have with us Dr. Carl R. Trueman. Dr. Trueman is the Paul Woolley Professor of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, cohost of the Mortification of Spin podcast, and a prolific author. And he is a good friend of


October 8, 2014
The ancient text Beowulf is a classic medieval text that tells the tale of a great hero. Set in Scandinavia and written in Old English, it was composed sometime between the 600s and the 900s. It's a hero's tale, a poem, and it takes place among the peoples of the Danes, the Geats, and the
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