Tag: history

  • Read more of Lucky Severson’s interview with the Reverend Wallace Charles Smith on historical and current issues facing African-American families. More

    November 11, 2005 | Comments

  • balmer-extended-thumb

    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about evangelicals and evangelism with Randall Balmer. More

    May 7, 2004 | Comments

  • ribuffo-extended-thumb

    Read more of the R&E interview with historian Leo Ribuffo on evangelicals and politics. More

    April 23, 2004 | Comments

  • marknoll-extended-thumb

    Read more of Judy Valente’s interview about America’s evangelicals with Mark Noll, historian and professor of Christian thought at Wheaton College. More

    April 16, 2004 | Comments

  • large-thumb-timbuktu

    Deep in the West African nation of Mali, where the savannah grasslands meet the Sahara, lies Timbuktu. It’s an impoverished town of about 30,000, most of them nomadic traders or subsistence farmers. But Timbuktu is rich in history — long ago, it was a place of high Islamic scholarship, and it still has a million manuscripts to prove it. More

    March 12, 2004 | Comments

  • biblicalarchaeology-thumb

    Do ancient ruins in Israel support or contradict the Bible’s depiction of King David and King Solomon? Archaeologists debate the matter as digging proceeds at Megiddo, where scholars are unearthing and dating the remains of cities, altars, and battlefields at one of civilization’s most violent crossroads. More

    February 6, 2004 | Comments

  • thumb01-elainepagels

     
    BOB ABERNETHY: Now, a profile — and some religion history. It concerns the early Christian movement, and documents discovered nearly 60 years ago that reveal an early Christianity many find surprisingly diverse. This is also the personal … More

    October 10, 2003 | Comments

  • oldnorthchurch-thumb

    The federal government recently reversed a longstanding policy, saying that churches which are historic landmarks can receive government money for historic preservation. The move provoked sharp church-state debate. More

    May 30, 2003 | Comments

  • sephardicart-thumb

    An exhibit at Washington National Cathedral celebrates what can happen when people of different religions live together in peace. It displays treasures from the Middle Ages in Spain, when Spanish Jews, called Sephardim, lived peacefully alongside Christians and Muslims. More

    May 30, 2003 | Comments

  • thumb01-madrasahs

    In the aftermath of 9/11, as many Americans tried to learn more about Islam, much was said about “madrasahs.” They are the Islamic schools, some of which, in Pakistan, taught young men not just the Qur’an but terrorism. Madrasahs, it turns out, have a long and distinguished history in the Islamic world and may hold the key to whether Muslim scholars can once again welcome the ideas of others. More

    June 21, 2002 | Comments

Page 2 of 3123