Girolamo Savonarola, The Prophet of Florence

Girolamo Savonarola, The Prophet of Florence

IN 1992 JUDY AND I VISITED FLORENCE, ITALY. In the central square, unchanged for centuries, we found a small brass plaque embedded in the pavement. It was dedicated to Girolamo Savonarola, one of the cities past heroes. Knowing quite a bit about this man, I was deeply...
John Wesley, “No Half Christian”

John Wesley, “No Half Christian”

IN 1739 A THIN, FIVE FOOT TWO, thirty-six year old Anglican priest mounted a small eminence in a brickyard just outside the city of Bristol, England. At a time when less than 1% of English men had a college degree, he was an Oxford graduate, and he had been trained to...