Seven Reasons to Study Church History

I know, I know. It takes a special kind of person to get excited about reading dusty books written by dead guys. But it’s important. Why, you might ask?

  • It will cure our ignorance of the past.
  • It will curb our arrogance of the present.
  • It will conserve the faith for the future.
  • It will connect us to a rich legacy.
  • It will counter the claims of critics.
  • It will cultivate Christian growth.
  • It will clarify our interpretation of Scripture.

Taken from Retro-Christianity: Reclaiming the Forgotten Faith by MIchael J. Svingel

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