William H. Stephens

Biography

Dr. William H. Stephens held editorial positions with LifeWay Christian Resources prior to his retirement. He created and was for ten years editor of Biblical Illustrator, a Bible background and archeology magazine. Then, with the title of Senior Curriculum Coordinator, he was responsible for the content of all discipleship training materials dealing with history and doctrine, along with other areas. After his early retirement he was adjunct professor of New Testament at Belmont University for seven years. Dr. Stephens is the author of eighteen books.

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The Top 100 Most Influential Christians of All Time, Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Twentieth Century
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Volume 2 tells the story of the Reformation through Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, and others, the opposition given voice through popes, monks, and Church theologians. We see the great events through the people involved. The fight for religious freedom in America, Great Awakenings, the Great Missionary Movement, attacking the evils of the Industrial Revolution, and how the major denominations began.
The Top 100 Most Influential Christians of All Time Volume 1: From the Beginning to the Fifteenth Century
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 153,340. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / History
Christianity as changed since Jesus' time. How much has the very nature of His message changed? In this book, the most important changes are traced through brief biographies of the 100 Christians most responsible for bringing about the changes: Christianity's view of sex, monasticism, Church authority, rituals, doctrines, and practices. It's a new way to gain a true grasp of Christian history.
Athanasius and the Nicene Creed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,300. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Athanasius and the Nicene Creed is the epic story of Bishop Athanasius of Alexandria and his fight for the Nicene Creed. The story is not a pretty one, and the result was permanent divisions of the Christian world and relationships between church and state that persist to this day. The battle was the Nicene Creed against Arianism, named after Arius, the priest who began the controversy.
Elijah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical
The servants of Jezebel, prophets of Baal, speak in village after village, and their persuasive, subtle deceit leads the Hebrew people to the feet of two new gods. They are Melkart--god of power and wealth--and the fertility goddess Asherah. The people respond by the multitudes. Only Elijah stands in the way. "Elijah" is a monumental biblical novel, carefully researched and powerfully written.

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