This week in Christian history: John Wycliffe dies, Charles Finney begins preaching career

Charles Finney
Nineteenth century preacher Charles G. Finney experiencing his conversion experience in the woods. |

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

Each week brings the anniversaries of great milestones, horrid tragedies, amazing triumphs, and everything in between.

Here are just a couple of things that happened this week, Dec. 30 to Jan. 5, in Church history. They include the death of famed Bible translator John Wycliffe and notable American evangelist Charles Finney receiving his license to preach.

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