20th Century

Corrie ten Boom: God’s Tumbleweed

by Lauren Trittin World War II was one of the darkest periods of world history, but light shines brightest in darkness. During this time, thousands of people chose to stand against the tide of evil the Nazi regime spread throughout the world, including women. It is widely known that women more…

The Life and Legacy of Pastor Richard Wurmbrand

by Anna Waltar Due to the general affluence of Western society and the remarkable religious freedoms enjoyed there, few Christians in the West truly know what it means to suffer for their faith. In the restricted nations of the world, however, this is not the case. Believers are forced into more…

Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Christian. Pacifist. Assassin?

by Emily Larsen Dietrich Bonhoeffer is revered for his Christocentric theology, his strong convictions to follow God’s commands, his resounding call for non-violence and pacifism, and his unwavering stance against Nazism. Even more, in the last few decades since his death, Bonhoeffer’s life has been immortalized and Hollywood-ized into an more…

Allegory? Myth? Lewis’ Narnian Series Exposed

by Kylie Guenther A powerful lion, an icy witch, regal war boats, fire breathing dragons, children from our world transported into the fantasy land of Narnia. C. S Lewis has the ability to capture the minds and hearts of readers with his tales of adventure and fills the soul with more…

Brother Roger and the Formation of Taizé

by Annika Barrett What is it about the monastic community in Taizé, France that has inspired international admiration, especially among young people? Don’t most people today think of monasteries as archaic and dull, a place for religious extremists who were unable to marry? Yet, since its birth in the mid more…

Karl Barth’s Early Life: A Journey to Rediscover a Lost Christianity

by Rachael Eaton Karl Barth, a prominent theologian of the twentieth century, entered into the theological scene during a time of history characterized by fear, change, and war. At the start of this century, World War I had just commenced, and liberal theology, a relatively new and controversial theological movement, more…