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Martin Stephan: Rewinding the Clock

Monday, July 16th, 2018

It was May 28, 1839.
They came with murderous intent. Dawn had not yet broken. The mist on the Mississippi lifted stubbornly. No matter. Like birds of prey, adult men swooped down the landing ramp, brandishing whips and clubs. Bibles, buried in their baggage, wouldn’t be needed. Younger men struggled with steamer trunks, while children, […]

The River Styx: Bishop Martin Stephan’s Expulsion

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Postscript on Martin Stephan and CFW Walther

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Martin Stephan Family and Emigration

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Life of Bishop Martin Stephan, Part 2

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Martin Stephan lived during complex political, religious, and confessional times–particularly in Moravia, Bohemia, Saxony–and thereafter, America. The choices Martin made prior to his departure for America will help enlighten us about his character.