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An Ancient and Undying Light | Christian History Institute
The Waldensians from the 12th Century to the Protestant Reformation. From Christian History magazine.

The Piety of the Persecutors | Christian History Institute
In the Roman mind, there were valid religious reasons to halt the spread of Christianity. From Christian history magazine.

The Edict of Milan | Christian History Institute
The agreement shifted Christianity from being an illicit, persecuted sect to being a welcome—and soon dominant—religion of the Roman Empire. From Christian History magazine.

The Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre | Christian History Institute
Suspicious and scared, the king of France ordered a political assassination. Then the real killing began as Huguenots were slaughtered. From Christian History magazine.

A People of Conscience | Christian History Institute
How America’s plain people first arose in Europe as a discipleship movement repressed by the state church. From the pages of christian history magazine.

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