In 1454, in the Rhineland town of Mainz, three friends formed a legal arrangement to produce an epochal object. An inventor, Johannes Gutenberg, a...

A master of the early Renaissance depicts the moment that Christians regard as the confirmation of Jesus’ divinity.

The ideas set out by Martin Luther sparked a reformation in the idea of authority itself. 

A comprehensive account of the man who split western Christendom for good.

The small city of Hereford became one of England’s most important pilgrim sites due to the many miracles attributed to a local saint.

Saint Ignatius of Loyola became General of the Society of Jesus on April 19th, 1541.

The churchmen and leader of the Oxford Movement died on March 29th 1866.

The first English king to be converted to Christianity died on February 24th, 616.

Too many historians and commentators view history from a western perspective. In doing so, they turn their back on the roots of our global system, argues Peter Frankopan.

Charles Freeman, surprised by the lack of research into one of the great unsolved mysteries, reveals for the first time his groundbreaking examination into the creation of the venerated object.