Church History

Is Easter Pagan?

"...eighth-century English monk The Venerable Bede proposed that the word Easter comes from the name of a pagan goddess.... Modern pagans latched onto this idea, and further associated Eostre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring and fertility, with Ostara, a Germanic goddess of spring. There are multiple problems with this theory" - Breakpoint

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Have We Misunderstood Early Christian History? Responding to 3 Recent Scholarly Claims

"For a volume that claims to be working 'with an open mind' and 'not assuming anything' (1), it reaches a remarkably predictable conclusion that just happens to fit with the pre-existing paradigm of Walter Bauer that has been in place for nearly 100 years." - TGC

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Why I’m Inviting John Leland to Thanksgiving Debates About Christian America

"Congregationalists and Anglicans at the time appealed to the state’s authority to uphold religious doctrine....the truth needed protection from the government. Leland, along with other Baptists and evangelicals at the time, rejected this." - CToday

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