It is impossible to understand the history of the church in the Middle Ages without having some idea of monasticism. Monasticism was so much a part of medieval life, that every aspect of the church's life was shaped and formed in the monasteries. This article is about Bernard of Clairvaux (born 1090 in France) and his influence on life in the Middle Ages.
This article is about Anselm of Canterbury, born in 1033 in northern Italy.
This article is about Andrew Melville, born 1545, a Scottish Reformer.
This article is about Alexander Henderson, born about 1583, a Scottish Reformer.
There are special times when God raises men of such outstanding ability and conviction that their work leaves an indelible mark on subsequent history. This article is about Abraham Kuyper. The author discusses his early life, Kuyper as writer and journalist, as church reformer, as theologian and as politician.