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Why is history important to the study of Christianity?
Importance of History in Christianity: 8 Compelling Reasons #1: Christianity is inherently based on real history #2: The defense and study of the Christian faith hinges on history #3: History serves to remind us of the faith of martyrs #4: History serves to remind us of God’s faithfulness
Do you care about the history of the church?
But consider these 7 reasons why you should care about the history of the church. Christian history. Some of you already may be tempted to stop reading. History, after all, is a subject that can often feel distant, boring, irrelevant. But I’m convinced you should care about the history of the church.
What does the Bible say about learning from the past?
Several times in Scripture we are told to learn from the things done in the past, that we may become wiser ( 1 Corinthians 10:11; Romans 15:4 ), and this is especially true regarding church history. Church history is full of controversies, heresies, and battles for the truth.
Do you believe Jesus lived and died in historical time?
As Francis Schaeffer liked to say, if you were there 2,000 years ago you could have run your hand down the cross and gotten a splinter. How silly would it be for us to conclude, “Well, I believe Jesus lived and died and rose in historical time, and that without those historical events I’d be lost forever, but I don’t really care about history.”