Monasticism in Christianity, which provides the origins of the words “monk” and “monastery”, comprises several diverse forms of religious living. Is monasticism biblical? You need not read the entirety of the article, but the first eight paragraphs are significant if you want to know what the Bible really says.
Strictly speaking, there was no fundamentalism before 1915. Informal reaction to modernism began in the 19th century, but the true polarization did not harden into more or less fixed positions until about 1915.
On the seventeenth of June 1703, John Wesley was born in Epworth rectory, England, the fifteenth of nineteen children of Charles and Suzanna Wesley. The father of Wesley was a preacher, and Wesley’s mother was a remarkable woman in wisdom and intelligence.
Christianity transforms the whole moral life of individuals, and of nations; breathes into morality its true life, love to God; and ceases not till all sin is banished from the earth, and holiness, which is essential to the idea of the church, is fully realized in the life of redeemed humanity.
The object of this General Introduction is, to obtain a clear view of the nature and purpose of Church History, and thus to gain the proper position for the contemplation of its details.
“IT IS said that more books have been written about [Martin Luther] than anyone else in history, save his own master, Jesus Christ.” - Time magazine.
TODAY, many countries around the world are impoverished and hindered in countless ways. This is primarily because of the governments and local religious leaders and the oppression of the people. any liberation theologians have made explicit a preference for socialism over capitalism.
EMBITTERED and Disenchanted by the modern-day brand of Protestantism, many blacks have converted to something new: black theology, which strives to correlate the Bible to their circumstances. Black theology thus emphasizes that blacks should be treated with the same honor and dignity as whites because blacks also were created in the image of God. Among Black Theology's notable themes are the liberation of Israel from Egypt and the sufferings of Jesus. ‘God is on the side of the oppressed’ is its rallying cry.
Luther’s voice through five hundred years still sounds in the ears of men and quickens our pulses like the beat of a drum in martial music: he lives because he was a man of faith.
The anti-traditionalist movement has distorted the view of European history to such a degree that many have forgotten its greatness and foundational values. Ideas that people now consider secular are deeply rooted in Christianity. For example, it was Christianity that introduced humanity the principle of equality and the value of a human being, regardless of class, gender, and race.