Column: Historian of the Church of God

Dr. Merle D. Strege served as the Historian for the Church of God for many years. This section features the column he wrote for the Historian newsletter. They not only share insights about the Church of God, but also how to understand historical perspective.

Why Study (and Keep) the Past?
Fall 2008 Why Study the Past

Tradition and Traditionalism
Winter 2009 Tradition and Traditionalism

History as Moral and Political Art
Spring 2009 History as Moral and Political Art

FG Smith and John Morrison: Fleshing Out the Story
Winter 2010 FG Smith and Morrison Story

John Morrison, The Klan, and African-Americans
Spring 2010 John Morrison, The Klan, and African-Americans

Church, Colleges, and the Economy
Fall 2010 Church Colleges and Economy

Educating for Change
Winter 2011 Educating for Change

Camp Meeting Sermons of 1929
Spring 2011 Camp Meeting Sermons 1929

The Dragon and the Dome
Winter 2013 The Dragon and the Dome

A Historical Perspective
Spring 2013 Historical Perspective

A Noble Educational Effort: The Southern Bible Institute
Fall 2014 A Noble Educational Effort

On Habitation and Pilgrimage
Spring 2014 On Habitation and Pilgrimage