What do we know about Empress Mathilda, or Maud, as she was best known? Well until now, not so much. “The Girl Empress – The Chronicle of Maud” by Amy Mantravadi is a series of historical novels on the life of this fascinating English character of the 12th century.

Amy lets Empress Maud tell her own life story. From the extensive historical research Amy has done, we learn much about the time period. But this conversation is not only about Maud, it’s also about a certain modern theologian and church historian. Thanks to Amy, his wish was fulfilled in the character of Karl of Worms - a heroic character with some moral flaws who briefly appears in the pages of this volume. You’ll not believe me if I tell you who it is, you must listen for yourself!


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Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Obedience to the Great Commission is not cultural imperialism

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Rod Dreher weighs in on the Church of Identity Politics

Posted on Sunday, July 09, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Rosaria Butterfield, the PCA, and homosexuality

Posted on Monday, July 03, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

True love rightly orders our affections. But please don't put that on a ring.

Posted on Saturday, July 01, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

The latter half of 2017 will be spent dialoging with the Doc.

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
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In which realm does a Christian school fit?

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Thinking through the mission of the church...

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Thoughts on Overture 2

Posted on Saturday, June 10, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Some important reminders prior to arriving in Greensboro...

The Contributors

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics. Read more at each of their individual blogs, listed below.

 


Carl Trueman

Postcards from Palookaville

Pastor and teacher of church history, this anti-celebrity "celebrity” dreams about what might have been, had he played his cards right. See all of Carl’s posts »


Todd Pruitt

1517

Always Texan, once Southern Baptist, now Presbyterian, he exhibits a high regard for BASE jumping, interpretive dance, and puppies. See all of Todd's posts »


Aimee Byrd

Housewife Theologian

Driving her kids all over tarnation, and her husband crazy, this tender-loving, cut-throat theologian packs a punch... or Nunchuck. See all of Aimee's posts »