Christians in History

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History and the Christian Faith

http://www.probe.org/site/c.fdKEIMNsEoG/b.4221175/k.25D9/History_and_the_Christian_Faith.htm?vm=r&s=1

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10 Historical Myths About World Christianity

http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/10-historical-myths-about-world-christianity

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Unmythical Martyrs

A review of The Myth of Persecution

http://www.firstthings.com/article/2013/04/unmythical-martyrs

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The Historicity for the Martyrdom of the Apostles

http://sententias.org/2013/10/21/the-historicity-for-the-martyrdom-of-the-apostles/

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The Death of the Twelve Apostles

How their martyrdom evidences Easter

http://www.reclaimingthemind.org/content/Parchmentandpen/DeathoftheApostles.pdf

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Were the Early Christians Really Persecuted?

http://coldcasechristianity.com/2013/were-the-early-christians-really-persecuted/

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The only reasonable explanation for [these] details is that Luke was writing a first hand eyewitness account of what he witnessed.

http://humblesmith.wordpress.com/2014/01/03/the-bible-as-history-minor-details-in-the-book-of-acts/

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Has Christianity been bad for the world?

http://chab123.wordpress.com/2011/12/21/what-if-jesus-had-never-been-born-2/?vm=r&s=1

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Doesn’t [Christianity] cause killing?

http://www.godevidence.com/2011/02/doesnt-religion-cause-killing/

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What’s So Great About Christianity

http://fora.tv/2008/12/07/Dinesh_DSouza_Whats_So_Great_About_Christianity

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The Crusades:

 The Crusades: When Christendom Pushed Back

http://thenewamerican.com/index.php/history/world/2876-when-christendom-pushed-back

[Waddya meanback?   The Crusades were  unprovoked   Christian   aggression   against   peace-loving  Muslims.]

[Christians are morons.]

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Four Myths about the Crusades

http://www.firstprinciplesjournal.com/articles.aspx?article=1483

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Crusades, Inquisitions, Witch-hunts, etc.

http://www.clayjones.net/2014/04/crusades-inquisitions-witch-hunts-etc/ 

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The Truth about the Crusades

http://www.clayjones.net/2014/04/the-truth-about-the-crusades/

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The “Christian” Crusades: Battles & Morives

http://www.allaboutgod.com/crusades.htm

http://www.allaboutgod.com/crusades-2.htm

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Hollywood vs. History

http://www.equip.org/articles/hollywood-vs-history/

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Inventing the Crusades

http://www.firstthings.com/article/2009/06/inventing-the-crusades

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The Real History of the Crusades: A series of holy wars against Islam led by power-mad popes and fought by religious fanatics?  Think again.

http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/channel/utilities/print.html?type=article&id=93211

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On the Spanish Inquisition

http://www.tektonics.org/qt/spaninq.html

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Christianity’s Real Record

http://www.str.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=9255

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Is Christianity Good or Bad for Mankind?

http://www.probe.org/site/c.fdKEIMNsEoG/b.4496493/k.5E96/Charity_and_Compassion_Christianity_Is_Good_for_Culture.htm

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The Development of Modern Culture – Critical Role of Christianity Downplayed

https://www.probe.org/the-development-of-modern-culture-critical-role-of-christianity-downplayed/

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God’s Philosophers

How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science

http://www.book2look.co.uk/vBook.aspx?id=iTjIzpNvWj

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Contrast this with the medieval West’s eager adoption of technologies that had been invented elsewhere.

http://www.intercollegiatereview.com/index.php/2014/02/10/how-the-west-won-but-western-civ-lost/

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The Myth of the Dark Ages

https://ischristianitytrue.wordpress.com/2015/09/11/the-myth-of-the-dark-ages/

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Luther and the Reformation

http://s3.amazonaws.com/ligonier-static-media/uploads/attachments/store_product/5861/STUDYGUIDE_LutherReformation.pdf

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Hitler Had Developed a ‘God Complex,’ According to WWII Documents

German Dictator Believed He Was ‘Incarnation of Spirit of Good’

http://www.christianpost.com/news/hitler-had-developed-a-god-complex-according-to-wwii-documents-74389/

[Wait a minute, wasn’t  Hitler  a  Christian  himself ? ]

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“Was Hitler a Darwinian?” Reviewing Robert Richards

http://www.evolutionnews.org/2014/01/was_hitler_a_da080761.html

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http://www.evolutionnews.org/2014/01/ignoring_eviden080851.html

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“… didn’t the [European] ‘wars of religion’ in the Reformation era show beyond any doubt that religion is absolutist, divisive, and irrational and therefore prone to violence?

http://www.firstthings.com/article/2010/04/pacifying-violence

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America’s Founding Fathers:

The “Establishment” clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution (in full):

Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, OR PROHIBITING THE FREE EXERCISE THEREOF…

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/12/our_forefathers_business.html

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[Atheist] Gleason… is now apologizing to the secular community after news broke that The Jefferson Library Collection at Monticello could not find any such quote from the third U.S. president…”

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/atheist-group-takes-down-billboard-with-inaccurate-anti-christian-jefferson-quote/

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Pera happens to be an atheist.  Yet he recognizes the importance of acknowledging ‘the need to defend the founding [i.e. Christian] principles of our own tradition.’”

http://frontpagemag.com/2011/12/02/why-we-should-call-ourselves-christians/print/

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Was the United States of American Founded As A Christian Nation?  A Look at the Facts

http://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/was-the-united-states-of-american-founded-as-a-christian-nation-a-look-at-the-facts/

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… the work of [Christian] missionaries like [John] Mackenzie turns out to be the single largest factor in ensuring the health of nations.

http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/channel/utilities/print.html?type=article&id=114882

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A History of American Christianity

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/20160/20160-h/20160-h.htm

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The Abolitionists

Despised and often attacked, they courageously carried the slaves’ cause for thirty years. Why have these inescapably Christian men and women been forgotten?

http://www.christianitytoday.com/global/printer.html?/ch/1992/issue33/3321.html

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