Who Was Saint James? The Beginner’s Guide

Who Was Saint James? The Beginner’s Guide

Saint James, also known as the Apostle James or James the Greater, was one of Jesus Christ’s 12 disciples. Along with his brother John and the Apostle Peter, James was a member of Jesus’ inner circle, and he witnessed major events the other disciples weren’t present...

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Who Was John the Apostle? The Beginner’s Guide

Who Was John the Apostle? The Beginner’s Guide

The Apostle John (also known as Saint John) was one of Jesus Christ’s 12 disciples, and a prominent leader in the early Christian church. Along with James and Peter, John was one of Jesus’ closest confidants, so he appears in more biblical accounts than the other disciples. Here’s what we know (and don’t know) about him.

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Exodus: God saves His people from Egypt

Exodus: God saves His people from Egypt

The book of Exodus is the story of God rescuing the children of Israel from Egypt and forging a special relationship with them. Exodus is the second book of the Pentateuch (the five books of Moses), and it’s where we find the stories of the Ten Plagues, the first...

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Genesis: the story begins

The book of Genesis is the first book of the Bible, and opens with one of the most famous first sentences of any literary work: "In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth." It's where we find the famous stories of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah and...

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Who Was William Tyndale?

Who Was William Tyndale?

William Tyndale was a sixteenth-century Bible translator and theologian. He produced the first English translation of the Bible from the original Greek and Hebrew. His work played a prominent role in the Protestant Reformation by challenging the papacy’s authority and...

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