Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to sit on the high court bench and served for 25 years, died at the age of 93 on Friday. The Supreme Court announced she died this morning in Phoenix, Arizona, as a result of complications from advanced dementia and a respiratory sickness.
Stories in History
Events that occurred this week in Christian history include the birth of Richard Baxter, an influential Lutheran theologian getting his theology doctorate, and the formation of the United States Christian Commission.
Here are seven hymns that are relevant to the themes of Veterans Day, such as the desire for peace and the importance of service.
Each week brings anniversaries of impressive milestones, unforgettable tragedies, amazing triumphs, memorable births and notable deaths. Some of the events drawn from over 2,000 years of history might be familiar, while others might be unknown to many people.
Theologian and author John Piper recently laid out five reasons to celebrate Reformation Day, which is the anniversary of when Martin Luther launched the Protestant Reformation.
This week in Christian history: Vincent van Gogh preaches sermon, Reformation begins, ‘Quaker’ first used
Memorable events that occurred this week in Christian history include the birth of the Protestant Reformation, the first reported use of the word “Quaker,” and famed artist Vincent van Gogh preaching his first sermon.
Events that occurred this week in Christian history include the death of Christian cartoonist Jack Chick, the consecration of Thomas Brownell, and the pope ordaining six Chinese bishops.