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 Friday, March 17, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Trigger Warning

Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Continuing a conversation, interacting with Sam Powell and Brad Mason.

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

The concept of female sexuality altered once again. Except the plot isn't that different.

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

A recent gift provoked reflections upon the biggest crisis moment of Luther's reforming career.

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

A quotation from Augustine on the progress of sin.

Posted on Monday, February 27, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Kind of a new Urban Dictionary term for us nerds.

Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

When women's rights and LGBT rights clash, who wins, who forfeits?

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

to more than old guys with cigars.

Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

God Has Spoken

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Well worth the time...

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 »