The Christian Chronicle

The Christian Chronicle is a religious newspaper associated with the Churches of Christ.[1]: 176–7  The Chronicle has a "news not views" editorial policy.[1]: 177  A survey conducted in the early 1990s found that 68 percent of ministers in the Churches of Christ read the Chronicle, and 88 percent of those readers said they agreed with the content.[1]: 177  The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement describes the Chronicle as "by far the most-read paper in the Churches of Christ and [it] exercises an influence for cohesiveness in this part of the Stone-Campbell Movement".[1]: 177 

The Christian Chronicle
TypeMonthly
PublisherChurches of Christ
Oklahoma Christian University
PresidentLynn McMillon
EditorErik Tryggestad
Founded1943 (1943)
HeadquartersOklahoma City, Oklahoma
Circulation390,000
OCLC number16538784
Websitewww.christianchronicle.org

HistoryEdit

The Christian Chronicle was established in 1943, and has been characterized as "one of the most important sources of primary historical information on the worldwide missions carried out by Churches of Christ."[1]: 177  The magazine was acquired by Sweet Publishing Company in the late 1960s.[2]: 725  In 1981 the Chronicle was redesigned by Charlie Marler, a journalism professor from Abilene Christian University.[1]: 176  It has been supported since 1981 by Oklahoma Christian University.[1]: 176 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Douglas Allen Foster and Anthony L. Dunnavant, The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Christian Churches/Churches of Christ, Churches of Christ, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2004, ISBN 0-8028-3898-7, ISBN 978-0-8028-3898-8, 854 pages, entry on Christian Chronicle, The
  2. ^ Douglas Allen Foster and Anthony L. Dunnavant, The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Christian Churches/Churches of Christ, Churches of Christ, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2004, ISBN 0-8028-3898-7, ISBN 978-0-8028-3898-8, 854 pages, entry on Sweet Publishing Company

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