Papers or periodicals in the 19th and 20th centuries

In the 19th century, the Protestant press could express their views freely. As the number of doctrinal trends increased so did the number of periodicals. Various association also produced their own thematic journals.

In the 20th century, political concerns sometimes appeared alongside religious concerns.

‘Christianity of the 19th century’ © S.H.P.F.
‘Bearing witness’, journal of the Lutheran Church of Alsace-Lorraine, founded in 1865 © S.H.P.F.
‘Hope’, journal of the « Awakening » Movement, founded in 1838 © S.H.P.F.
‘The Link’, journal of the French Reformed Churches (liberal tendency), founded in 1841
Revue Théologique of the Montauban faculty of theology, founded in 1841 © S.H.P.F.
‘Christian Journal’, dir. by John Vienot, Free Faculty of Theology, Paris, from 1854 to 1926 © S.H.P.F.
‘Forward’, Salvation Army Bulletin, published by the Evangelical Society of Geneva, 1882 © Société Évangélique de Genève
Bulletin of social Christianity’, 1896-1972 © S.H.P.F.
Protestant Christian Society’, founded in Bordeaux, Paris, A.Bailly © S.H.P.F.
Annual Bulletin of Evangelisation © Mours
Emblem of the Society for Religious Tracts, 1898
Friend of Youth’, children’s bulletin, Paris, 1825 © S.H.P.F.
Almanac of Good Counsels’, Paris, Society for Religious Tracts, 1826 - 1866 © S.H.P.F.
The Evangelist’, religious journal, French Methodist Churches, Valence, 1837, Nimes, 1858. © S.H.P.F.
Faith and Life’, journal of Protestant culture © Collection privée
Report of the French Evangelical Popular Mission, Cahors et Alençon, 1915.
Terre Nouvelle © S.H.P.F.
The link
Church and Power’, Bulletin n° 165 of CPED, december 1971
Tant qu'il fait jour, 1958-1982 ©  S.H.P.F.
Cahiers du Témoignage Chrétien, 1941 © S.H.P.F.

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