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This week in Christian history: ‘Mother of Methodism’ born; Edict of St. Germain; Book of Common Prayer

This week in Christian history: ‘Mother of Methodism’ born; Edict of St. Germain; Book of Common Prayer

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Christianity is a faith with a long and extensive history, with numerous events of lasting significance occurring throughout the ages.

Each week brings the anniversaries of impressive milestones, unforgettable tragedies, amazing triumphs, births, deaths, and everything in between.

Some of the events drawn from over 2 millennia of history might be familiar, while other happenings might be previously unknown.

Here are three things that happened this week, Jan. 17-23, in Church history. They include the birth of the “Mother of Methodism,” the issuing of the Edict of St. Germain, and the Parliament of England enacting the Book of Common Prayer.

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