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Terrible Day At Anagni

Proverbs 16:18—Too much pride will destroy you—finds a perfect illustration in Benedetto Gaetani. Gaetani, a clergyman, carried himself with aplomb, serving the Vatican well in various capacities across Europe. When […]

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Hannah More Died

Known as the ‘Powerhouse in a Petticoat’, Hannah More was a woman whose remembrance speaks less of her particular accomplishments than of her influence and associations. In this regard, she […]

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The Niger Expedition

In 1840 three strands of purpose—missionary advance, humanitarian resolve, and slavery abolition—merged into the Niger Expedition, brainchild of Fowell Buxton of the Church Missionary Society and of the Society for […]