Ulrich Zwingli: The Swiss Reformer

Ulrich Zwingli was born in 1484 at Wildhaus, Switzerland. He studied for two years each at Basel and Berne, and four years in Vienna, Austria. In 1502 he returned to Basel where he first encountered the New Tes...

John Knox: The Thundering Scot

John Knox was born at Haddington, Scotland, in 1513. He was sent as a boy to the Grammar School to learn Latin and proceeded from there to the University of St. Andrews for further study. He became a priest tho...

Joseph Fort Newton

Joseph Fort Newton was born on July 21, 1876 in Decatur, Texas, the son of a former Baptist minister who had become a lawyer. He told the story of his life in a fascinating autobiography published in 1946, Rive...