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April 3, 2018 | ZA Blog
The History of the Bible
How did we get the Bible? When was the Bible written? How can we trust the Bible? We sat down with Ryan Reeves, Professor of Historical The...
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March 9, 2018 | ZA Blog
The Nicene Creed: Where it came from and why it still matters
The Nicene Creed is one of the most famous and influential creeds in the history of the church, because it settled the question of how Chris...
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February 27, 2017 | ZA Blog
The Historic Faith eBook Sale
To quote author Justin S. Holcomb, "Obviously, Christianity did not begin when we were born… Today’s Christianity is directly affected by wh...
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January 31, 2017 | Jeremy Bouma
Why Should I Know the History of Christianity? Here Are 5 Reasons
Edmund Burke famously said, “Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” Perhaps there is no more urgent task for the church to...
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November 10, 2016 | ZA Blog
New! 5 Online Courses Open for Enrollment Starting Today
Today we’re announcing five new online courses, covering a variety of subjects, and taught by first-rate scholars. Whether you want to lear...
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September 19, 2016 | ZA Blog
10 New Online Courses Announced
Whatever you want to learn—and however you desire to grow—we want to make sure there’s an online course for you. That’s why, in addition to...
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June 6, 2016 | ZA Blog
Did the Early Church Practice Infant Baptism or Full Immersion?
It’s not hard to determine how the early church celebrated baptism. You can find several accounts in writings from the early church, includ...
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May 19, 2016 | ZA Blog
Constantine's Conversion to Christianity: Was It Real? Does It Matter?
One of the major turning points in the history of the church was Constantine’s conversion to Christianity. Some Christians consider Const...
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December 13, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
Extracurricular Activities 12.13.15—Pauline Studies Shift, Donald Bloesh's Soteriology, & Sexual Assault
McKnight Examines Major Shift in Pauline Studies: New Perspective on Paul vs. Apocalyptic Paul Since 1977 there has been a regular conversat...
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December 6, 2014 | Jeremy Bouma
Extracurricular Activities 12.6.14 — History & Providence, Early Church Art, and Evangelical Academic Publishing
Ben Witherington Reflects on Five Factors which Changed Church History Scholars have often debated why it is that the church of Constantine’...
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September 24, 2013 | ZA Blog
Quiz: Test Your Church History
  How did this famous reformer meet his unfortunate end? You'll discover that story — plus a few more surprises — when you take t...
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August 28, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
Why Study Church History? John Woodbridge Gives an Answer
This question often reflects what Church historian Timothy George has called the imperialism of the present. We 21st century Christians ofte...
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August 28, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
"Church History, vol 2: From Pre-Reformation to the Present Day" Review Giveaway
**UPDATE 8/30/13: Thanks to everyone who was interested in reviewing and rating this book! Congratulations to the following 25 people who we...
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August 27, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
The Bible Has Always Existed Alongside the Newspaper: John Woodbridge and Frank James III on Church History in Historical Context
In a 1963 Time Magazine story featuring Karl Barth, it was reported that Barth encouraged young theologians "to take your Bible and ta...
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August 14, 2013 | Jeremy Bouma
Wednesday Giveaway — Church History, vol 2: From Pre-Reformation to the Present Day
**UPDATE 8/16/13—The winner of this giveaway is Larry R., who said Athanasius was his favorite historic theologian, "because he w...
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March 6, 2013 | ZA Blog
Wednesday Giveaway - Church History Volume One
Later this year the long awaited second volume of Zondervan’s Church History series will be released, and in anticipation I thought it woul...
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