Topic: christianity

was Patriarch of Alexandria (300–311).It is believed that Peter was given by his parents to His Holiness Theonas to be brought up as a priest, similarly to the story of Samuel in the Old Testament. ... discuss

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Strasbourg, France, Nov 25, 2014 / 05:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis said Tuesday that brotherhood and a spirit of mutual service are needed to overcome conflict, telling the Council of Europe t ... discuss

Note: a review copy of this film was provided in exchange for a review. Visit the film’s website here. See our earlier review from James here. Spoilers follow. If you’ve ever been to Texas, yo ... discuss

was born in Alexandria and raised a pagan, but converted to Christianity in her late teens. It is said that she visited her contemporary, the Roman Emperor Maxentius, and attempted to convince him of ... discuss

“These men who have turned the world upside down have come here also, and Jason has received them, and they are all acting against the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesu ... discuss

According to Justin, on Sunday all those believers in good standing in the city and country side gathered to worship on Sunday because that is the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead and the day God b ... discuss

23 November AD 100 Saint Clement (ca. A.D. 35–100) is remembered for establishing the pattern of apostolic authority that governed the Christian Church during the first and second centuries. He ins ... discuss

the Bishop of Rome from 88 to 99 AD. Also called Clement of Rome and Clemens Romanus, he was the fourth pope, after Anacletus, according to Catholic tradition.Few details are known about Clement's lif ... discuss

Today the Church celebrates the memorial of St. Cecilia, virgin and martyr. St. Cecilia, patroness of musicians, is one of the most famous and most venerated of Roman martyrs.It is believed that St. C ... discuss

"Why was it once virtually impossible not to believe in God, while today many of us find this not only easy, but inescapable?” The question is Charles Taylor’s, and his nine-hundred-page answer ha ... discuss

Clive Staples Lewis ("Jack" Lewis to his friends) was a tutor and lecturer at Oxford University, and later Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English Literature at Cambridge University. In the judg ... discuss

On November 25, we celebrate the memorial of St. Catherine of Alexandria (292 - 310), virgin and martyr.Catherine was beautiful, brilliant, and extremely wealthy at the age of eighteen when she debate ... discuss

A young Roman noble woman of the 2nd century, an only child and convert to Christianity.Cecelia vowed her virginity to God, but her parents married her to Valerian of Trastevere. She was able to convi ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: One might think that being a rabbi praying in a synagogue in an ultra-orthodox neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel was about as safe as one could get, but you would ... discuss

19 November AD 1231 Also known as Saint Elizabeth of Thuringia — Szent Erzsébet in her native tongue — Elisabeth (also Erzsebet) was born in Sárospatak in 1207, the da ... discuss

Excerpt from:  The War On The Word 'Marriage' By: Robin PhillipsChanging the definition of marriage from the conjugal understanding to the revisionist understanding was an important goal of the s ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 19, 2014 / 06:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Leaders from various faith traditions around the globe are backing the union of a man and woman as an inherently complimentary human reality tha ... discuss

If you have some time, watch FRC’s lecture with Jim Tonkowich discussing his new book, The Liberty Threat: The Attack on Religious Freedom in America Today. One particularly interesting aspect o ... discuss

Religion in China: Cracks in the atheist edifice | The Economist div> ... discuss

A video uploaded a month ago shows a black abortion supporter threatening pro-lifers outside an abortion clinic with her water gun, using expletives, racist rants, and displaying her hatred toward Chr ... discuss

Washington D.C., Nov 18, 2014 / 01:09 pm (CNA).- Faced with a destructive “new intolerance,” the greatest Christian witnesses could be the very victims of the sexual revolution that create ... discuss

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Here are today’s Kindle deals: Christian Beliefs by Wayne Grudem ($2.99); Theology in the Context of World Christianity by Timothy Tennet ($4.99); The Unquenchable Flame by Michael Reeve ... discuss

. . . Islam's Cancer, Ebola Claims Another Doctor, and Rob Portman's Delusionsby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: Obama's Delusions - The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) issued ano ... discuss

I read Inside the Vatican and its editor's "Moynihan Letters," but I was so put off by one of them this past week that I won't be giving quite so much credence to Moynihan's views in the future. He se ... discuss

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by C.S. Lewis One is very often asked as present whether we could not have a Christianity stripped, or, as people who ask it say, “freed” from its miraculous elements, a Christianity with ... discuss

by Robert P. George – The days of socially acceptable Christianity are over. The days of comfortable Catholicism are past. It is no longer easy to be a faithful Christian, a good Catholic, an au ... discuss

by Joseph Pearce – Islam is rapidly forcing out Christianity in the UK, reports Sedmitza.ru. As Christian churches in the United Kingdom are quickly losing parishioners, the Muslim community is ... discuss

Requiring campus student leaders to be converts to Christianity can get a ministry kicked off campus at some schools. Sadly, an increasing number of universities and colleges are requiring Evangelical ... discuss

Allahu Akhbar, Y’all! The Subjugation of Christianity and America to the Muslim Brotherhood and Allah ... discuss

By Justin S. Steele, Imprimatur: Most Rev. Michael O. Jackels, released April 5, 2013, 260 pages, Light of Christ Press, Available in paperback ($14.95.) from Light of Christ Press.Justin S. Steele gr ... discuss

I dream of a time when America and Canada will be life-affirming nations under God. Our nations must not abandon God or He may abandon us. We must return to Him with repentant hearts -- not only as in ... discuss

Apostasy & Compromise in the Church In Washington, D. C., our nation's capitol, a Muslim prayer service was held at the Washington National Cathedral for the first time. The service was ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Fools. Remember when al Qaeda and ISIS (who have now merged) said they would see their evil, black flag over the White House? Might as well be drifting in the breeze there ... discuss

I am in Norco, California for the day, speaking to college students here about a variety of topics—productivity, technology, and pornography. By tomorrow afternoon I’ll be back on home ... discuss

14 November AD 565 Justinian, Christian Ruler and Confessor of Christ, was emperor of the East from A.D. 527 to 565, during the time of decline of the Roman Empire. Aided by his beautiful and capable ... discuss

This is an ad by the I found it in the 1920 publication of The Christian Advocate, Volume 95.  The ad is for/by a group called The Interchurch Movement Highlighting is mine   The Christian Advo ... discuss

 small talk (about BIG things) By Mark Leach I’m having the pleasure of reading Amy Julia Becker’s newest book, small talk. I expect you will enjoy it as well. Amy Julia Becker is ... discuss

I recently addressed a major national conference on “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage” held by the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Conv ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, may have coined a new word when he described contemporary American society as “defamilied”. W ... discuss

Here is the latest column by Bishop James Conley of Lincoln for the Southern Nebraska Register. * * * The ancient Christian writer and theologian Tertullian once asked the Church, “what does ... discuss

Here are a few new Kindle deals for you: The Moral Vision of the New Testament by Richard Hays ($2.99); Christianity’s Dangerous Idea by Alister McGrath ($2.99); Did Eve Really ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 11, 2014 / 12:08 am (CNA).- To act and speak as brothers, despite different confessions, in order to respond to current issue: this is the mission Pope Francis entrusted to the bisho ... discuss

11 November AD 397 Martin of Tours, pastor and bishop of the Church, was born into a pagan family in what is now Hungary around the year AD 316. He grew up in Lombardy (a region in Italy) and came to ... discuss

Born about 316 in Roman Pannonia (modern Hungary) to pagan parents (though his mother later converted), his father was a Tribune (officer) in the Roman Army.In his early teens, Martin began to follow ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Nov 9, 2014 / 04:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Angelo Scola holds that pontifical universities are the ideal place where issues at stake in the Synod of Bishops – which will disc ... discuss

9 November AD 1522 – 8 April AD 1586 Today marks the birthday of Martin Chemnitz, Pastor and Confessor. We regard him as, after Martin Luther, the Lutheran Church's most important theologia ... discuss

This Sunday the Church celebrates the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome, the Mother Church of Catholicism. The Basilica of St. John Lateran is the cathedral of Rome. This is not ... discuss

ca. AD 1469 - 28 December 1524 Today we remember Johannes von Staupitz, vicar-general of the Augustinian Order in Germany. He befriended the spiritually troubled Martin Luther on numerous occasions, ... discuss

SOURCE:——> http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/05/30/va-hospital-hides-jesus-behind-curtain/ This is truly a wake up call for America to get back to God!!!! This is unbelievable!!! From ... discuss

This is the real “War on Women.” Iraqi News reported Nov. 3 on an ISIS document that supposedly listed the prices at which to sell Yazidi and Christian women and children abducted by the terror ... discuss

The New Testament book of Acts tells us that Saul’s persecutions scattered the church throughout Judea and Samaria. Saul later converted to Christianity, on his way to Damascus to eradicate Chri ... discuss

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“One key — probably the most important one — to Charlemagne’s political thought is Augustine’s City of God, which, next to the Bible, was his favorite book. In reflecting on the temporal and ... discuss

Eric Metaxas spoke with Tim Stafford of Christianity Today about his new book, "Miracles." Go here to read about why he decided to write the book and how he hopes it will help both believers and nonbe ... discuss

Leonard of Noblac or of Limoges or de Noblet (also known as Lienard, Linhart, Leonhard, Léonard, Leonardo) (died traditionally in 559), according to the romance that accrued to his name recorded in a ... discuss

This reflection on Christian life in Tunisia is provided by Oliver Maksan, a reporter for Aid to the Church in Need. * * * In Tunisia, public expressions of Christianity are against the law and t ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Christian Songs for Kids and other humans What’s on your to-do list today? Make breakfast, go to work, have lunch, go home from work, a little TV with the family (or alone), an ... discuss

"From our own childhoods we remember that before our elders thought us capable of understanding anything, we already had spiritual experiences as pure and momentous as any we have undergone since, ... ... discuss

"From our own childhoods we remember that before our elders thought us capable of understanding anything, we already had spiritual experiences as pure and momentous as any we have undergone since, ... ... discuss

2 November Also known as All Souls' Day, this commemoration goes hand in glove with yesterday's remembrance of All Saints' Day. In the early Church, feasts of apostles and evangelists were soon cele ... discuss

“The blood of Jesus Christ cleanses us from all sin!” 1 John 1:7 Photo compliments of the J.C. Ryle Photo Collection. “One plague of our age, is the widespread dislike to sound doctr ... discuss

Tunis, Tunisia, Nov 1, 2014 / 06:01 am (Aid to the Church in Need).- In Tunisia, public expressions of Christianity are against the law and the government frowns on conversions. But compared to the si ... discuss

1 November The first day of November (or a Sunday close to it) is traditionally observed as All Saints' Day. On this day the Church — particularly Western Christendom — remembers ... discuss

How can you defend Christianity when there are so many bad things from within Christendom? What about all the wars in which Christians have fought? What about all the TV preachers who have abused th ... discuss

Who Said It?   The Founder of Planned Parenthood Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader and Neo-Nazi Tom Metzger?   Take the QuizWHO SAID IT?Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader Tom Metzge ... discuss

31 October AD 1517 The beginnings of the Reformation came well before its birth date. Renaissance Humanism ushered in an age of classical studies, including the teaching of Greek and Hebrew. This pave ... discuss

The Pope believes in molecules-to-man, naturalistic, macro evolution.  This is nothing new.  But this new social justice Pope has gone a quite a bit further than the previous popes on this i ... discuss

Over a hundred years ago, the great Dutch theologian Hermann Bavinck predicted that the 20th century would “witness a gigantic conflict of spirits.” His prediction turned out to be an understateme ... discuss

From the outside, Joel Osteen lives a life the world covets. There’s just one problem with that. I can’t think of a single truly great figure in the 2,000-year history of Christianity who didn’t ... discuss

BIG BLUE WAVE: VIDEO: Why Christianity Opposes Same-Sex Relations, But Not Pork-Eating div> ... discuss

Erbil, Iraq, Oct 30, 2014 / 04:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians who were forced from their homes in northern Iraq by the Islamic State this summer are a people whose soul is being destroyed, said a ... discuss

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By TITO EDWARDS | Why Christianity Opposes Same-Sex Relations But Not Pork-Eating via Big Blue Wave - BigPulpit.com Raising the Tone of Catholic Music – Beverly Stevens, Regina Magazine ... discuss

In Marilynne Robinson's "Gilead," the narrator, John Ames, talks about the mystery of predestination and how it beyond human ken to understand the ways of God. You know what else is a mystery? The rec ... discuss

From The New York Times - The Opinion PagesOf all the columns I imagined writing when I started out at this job, it’s safe to say that Sunday’s piece, in which I suggested that conservative Catho ... discuss

Why do so many liberals despise Christianity? - The Week div> ... discuss

A Hard SayingI so totally admire your love of the Catholic Church Tony. I am saddened that some of the rules I can not live with and will be joining a Lutheran one that will accept me.What could I sa ... discuss

Maiduguri, Nigeria, Oct 29, 2014 / 04:13 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop Oliver Doeme, who heads the Nigerian diocese which has suffered the most from Boko Haram, has lamented his government's failure to ... discuss

Here are some Kindle deals from Amazon on high-priced reference books that are now deeply discounted for Reformation Day: Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem ($19.99); The Christian Faith by M ... discuss

TweetBy Caleb VanderWeideSomething is rotten in the state of mind ushered in by the Sexual Revolution, a consistent hypocrisy that uniformly reshapes reality into the form of paradox. It has women str ... discuss

Are We Losing the Apologetics War with Islam? QUOTE:Islamic cultures are honor cultures, and the religion of Islam might justly be described as an honor religion. Allah is in charge and he exercises c ... discuss

28 October, New Testament On the various New Testament lists of the Twelve Apostles (Matthew 10:2-4; Mark 3:16-19; Luke 6:14-16; Acts 1:13), the tenth and eleventh places are occupied by Simon the Zea ... discuss

The Red Redmaynesby Eden Phillpotts This is a post WW1 mystery, written in the so-called golden age of mystery stories. Set in Britain. Things as They Are Mission Work in Southern India Here is a re ... discuss

Of Lebanese origin, brother of Saint Aedeius. Student of the philosopher Meropius. While on a voyage on the Red Sea, the ship wrecked on the Ethiopian shore, and only Frumentius and Aedeius survived. ... discuss

Philipp Nicolai: 26 October AD 1608 Nicolai was born in Waldeck, Germany 10 August 1556, the son of a Lutheran pastor. He entered the University of Erfurt and in 1576 he went to Wittenberg. For four y ... discuss

25 October, New Testament These exemplary Christian women demonstrated their faith by their material support of Christ's Church. Dorcas (or "Tabitha" — both names mean "gazelle") was well-k ... discuss

Many centuries ago the elders of the Yaqui tribe came across Talking Tree. Now this was no ordinary tree. He was very tall and without branches or leaves so he looked more like a modern  telephone po ... discuss

1955 Calendar (Simple): October 25Chrysanthus was the only son of an Egyptian patrician, named Polemius or Poleon, who lived during the reign of Numerian. His father moved from Alexandria to Rome. Chr ... discuss

23 October, New Testament The New Testament refers to this James as the brother of Jesus (Galatians 1:19). He led the Christian congregation in Jerusalem for many years, garnering the title "Bishop of ... discuss

Change of plans. I was going to write about Mr Yannaras next essay. But on reflection I ended my remarks on his essay prematurely last night. What were some of the points he made (discussion below the ... discuss

Yoked to the LetterYears ago when I was on Facebook, a professing believer in Christ Jesus started a thread arguing how the phrase "When praises go up, blessings come down" is not in the Bible. & ... discuss

So. In the next few essay’s I’m going to begin a small series commenting on my reading the book (of essays coincidentally enough) by Christos Yannaras titled “The Meaning of Reality: ... discuss

18 October, New Testament Saint Luke the Evangelist was a physician (Colossians 4:14) and a companion of St. Paul on some of his missionary journeys (see Acts 16:10ff; 20:5ff; 27-28). Material found ... discuss

Dear Johnboy,Forget WWJD, you need to figure out WWJH, Who Would Jesus Hate. Because there are some verses in the Bible, Old and New Testaments, that declare God's hatred for some people. In fact Jesu ... discuss

17 October AD 107 St. Ignatius was the bishop of Antioch in Syria (near contemporary Antakya, Turkey) at the beginning of the second century AD and an early Christian martyr. Antioch was a port on th ... discuss

Peace be with you in Jesus Christ, the Captain of our Lives.Today we celebrate Columbus Day in the USA - October 12 in my native Puerto Rico. I observe and celebrate it with pride.Columbus is the man ... discuss

11 October, New Testament The deacon Philip, was also called an evangelist (see Acts 21:8). He was one of the seven men appointed to assist in the work of the twelve Apostles and of the rapidly growi ... discuss

9 October, Old Testament The Lord called the Patriarch Abraham (first known as Abram) to become the father of a great nation (Genesis 12). At age 75, in obedience to God's command, he, his wife Sarai ... discuss

7 October AD 1787 Moving from the Old World to the New, H. M. Muhlenberg established the shape of Lutheran parishes and Lutheranism in general in America during a 45-year ministry in Pennsylvania. Bor ... discuss

"Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; While they behold your chaste conver ... discuss

4 October AD 1864 The early Church entrusted some women, particularly widows, with helping to carry out the "social work" of the Church, particularly caring for the sick and needy of the congregation ... discuss

There are few words more formal than inauguration and few occasions that can compare to the beginning of something so recognizably important as this – the ceremonial installation of the Reverend Doc ... discuss

Like a cool morning mist, fall is gradually settling on New England. Having been raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it’s a different and enjoyable experience for me to now live in a place that has p ... discuss

30 September AD 420 Saint Jerome (Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus), translator of Holy Scripture, was born in a little Dalmatian village on the Adriatic Sea around the year AD 345. Although he came fr ... discuss

From time to time we receive inquiries through the website's Contact page, wondering about starting a local abolitionist society. We love to encourage those who write in and give them material that ca ... discuss

29 September On the Feast of St. Michael and all Angels (or Michaelmas) we thank God for the many ways in which He lovingly watches over us, both directly and indirectly. We also remember that the ri ... discuss

28 September AD 935 The Good King Wenceslas of whom we sing is also known as Wenceslaw, Wenceslaus, Václav, Wenzel, and by other variations on his name. Wenceslaus actually wasn't a king; he was Kn ... discuss

26 September AD 1626 Lancelot Andrewes was born in London in 1555. Possessed of a keen intellect, he studied at Cambridge and Oxford, was a distinguished lecturer, and entered religious orders in 1580 ... discuss

Dear John of years ago (I'm talking to younger fundagelical self), as you know Jesus is famous even outside of Christianity for his Beatitudes. Here is Matthew's version from the Sermon on the Mount.M ... discuss

“Can you love your neighbor as yourself, and at the same time knee him in the face as hard as you can?” The question was posed to a camera in the documentary Fight Church. The film takes a ... discuss

Brother of Top ISIS Leader Repents, Converts to ChristianityLet's surround this man and his family with a hedge of protection through prayer and sacrifice. As we begin today the 54 day novena to defea ... discuss

Question: What do you think of the Fatima apparitions? Were they demonic, or legitimate?This question is dealt with by Fr. Anthony Nelson, in an article posted in PDF format: The Appearances at F ... discuss

I have previously written a post on what I believe to be missing in the teachings of the Purity Movement.  I am writing now about what I believe is problematically present in the Purity Movement.  T ... discuss

The evangelical world, joined by no shortage of secular observers, has been abuzz about the latest soundbite of note from the Pastors Osteen — this time offered by Victoria Osteen as her husband ... discuss

Question: "Why does the Orthodox Church require adults who are preparing for baptism to become catechumens, and to wait before they are allowed to be baptized. This requirement does not fit the patter ... discuss

Good, err, day. A post sort of against profiling. Profiling is racist when the criteria chosen are inappropriate. if race is a factor predictive of crime then race is not an inappropriate criteria. ... discuss

Credit:  deepertruthblog.blogspot.comI have written here more than once that I am fearful that there is a great schism building up in the Catholic Church.  I feel it is coming from the tradi ... discuss

Continuing from my previous post, I write now about the coming four years. Next week, I am beginning my first semester of Ph.D. studies at Ave Maria University. I am really excited for my classes over ... discuss

Growing up, I was a strong advocate for the “purity movement” of the late 90’s.  This was a movement primarily in the Christian evangelical church which encouraged teenage boys and girls (predo ... discuss

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... discuss

A troubling passage in Evangelii GaudiumAndrew Bieszad, a scholar on Islam, seems to believe Pope Francis is teaching error — or, at least, opiniones intolerata — about the “Ishmaelites”:For I ... discuss

As Long As He Can Steer You From The TruthThe following video is making its rounds on the Internet as testimony of a Muslim's conversion to Christianity. Integral to this man's conversion was informat ... discuss

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Reading doctrine through ideological glassesThe most pervasive problem facing the Catholic Church in America today is our predilection for reading both Scripture and Tradition through ideological glas ... discuss

An episode of Robin of Sherwood, a delightfully dated 1980s Robin Hood television adaption, begins with a broad-bodied fellow laid in the dust, fending off the blows of a vicious little knot of robber ... discuss

Jesus says many difficult things in his famous Sermon on the Mount, recorded by Matthew in the 5th chapter of his gospel.43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enem ... discuss

As the Muslim thugs continue to rampage across Iraq and the Middle East and follow their demon god into the ever-lasting pit of hell fire, I am starting to wonder about just how ferociously evil and u ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 14 A, 2014 Scripture: Romans 10:5-15 Last week we considered Romans 9:1-5, where Paul opens his consideration of the fact that the bulk of the Jewish people did not accept Jesu ... discuss

In an ominous development Wednesday night, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its highest level alert for a response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, even as reports came in indi ... discuss

Is he really praying? Does it really matter?Respecting the President’s NameLiving in Texas, I often have occasion to reflect on Elton John’s satirical “Texas Love Song”. The link takes you to ... discuss

I met my husband when I was fifteen years old. We fell in love as kids. Jordan used to pick me up at my parents’ house in his white mustang to take me out on dates: to movies; to go swing dancing;  ... discuss

Sermon notes & Background research for Proper 13 A 2014, the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost Scripture: Romans 9:1-5 The Wandering Jew by Gustav Dore. A Medieval legend about a Jew who taunted Chri ... discuss

Several months ago I posted some thoughts inspired by a little research on the history of English (primarily, though not intentionally) church architecture. I was interested in looking at the way chil ... discuss

Down syndrome advocate and mom Amy Truesdell Becker, recently wondered on her blog Thin Places on Christianity Today why the incorrect statistic that 90% of unborn babies prenatally diagnosed with Dow ... discuss

The West will simply not survive without a resurgent Christianity and Catholicism in particular. It has no defense to Islam without Jesus Christ. ... discuss

Richard Bennett originally comes from Ireland. He was trained by Jesuits in his early years, and received eight years of theological instruction and preparation for the priesthood with the Dominican ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

Tony Perkins' Washington Update: As Iraqi Christians fled Mosul this weekend, the horror of having to leave home because of one's faith was met with the further indignity of being stripped of all but ... discuss

By TITO EDWARDS | New Book: Science Was Born of Christianity – Stacy Trasancos PhD Miracles and Evangelism – Tim Staples, Catholic Answers Time to Abandon Comfort and Defend Essent ... discuss

22 July, New Testament The Gospels mention Mary of Magdala as one of the women of Galilee who followed Jesus and His disciples. She witnessed His crucifixion and burial, and went to the tomb on Easte ... discuss

Note: All of the quotes below come from my personal books and are not copy and paste from some other blog. Please feel free to use them, for they are not mine, but- a link back would sure be appreciat ... discuss

“And having come in, the angel said to her, ‘Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!’” — Luke 1:28 Author and podcaster Michael Hyatt, a former Prote ... discuss

Baghdad, Iraq, Jul 14, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Two Iraqi archbishops are seeking “faith and hope” in Iraq, while bewailing the continuing exodus of Christians from the country am ... discuss

By Victor Gaetan | Visiting Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), Christianity’s first mighty cathedral — now a museum — inaugurated by Byzantine Emperor Justinian in Constantinople in 5 ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannToday, June 14th, is the memorial of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, the first Native American saint in the United States.Known as the "Lily of the Mohawks" and the “Geneviève of New Franc ... discuss

All Christians wrestle with applying Jesus' second highest commandment, the Golden Rule, "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you", Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31. The conservative church in the ... discuss

About a month ago, Abort73 received some scathing feedback from a middle-aged man in Minneapolis. Scathing feedback is not that uncommon for us, but it’s usually too vague and nondescript to ev ... discuss

About a month ago, Abort73 received some scathing feedback from a middle-aged man in Minneapolis. Scathing feedback is not that uncommon for us, but it’s usually too vague and nondescript to ev ... discuss

Note: All of the quotes below come from my personal books and are not copy and paste from some other blog. Please feel free to use them, for they are not mine, but- a link back would sure be appreciat ... discuss

It’s a Lie! We Are NOT Founded on Christian Principles The funny thing is, most of the people in this photo, WERE NOT CHRISTIANS!!!  Hey, that looks like Jefferson on the left. Oh, now there was a ... discuss

StreetWisePundit Video Athenian Stranger: “Tell me, strangers, is a God or some man supposed to be the author of your Laws?” Cleinias: “A God, stranger; in very truth a God.” -Plato, Laws The ... discuss

Glenn Beck Video: Founding Fathers On Religion Glenn Beck is without a doubt the most influential historical propagandist of our time. Beck tiptoed through that while sprinkling sugar. Few of our lead ... discuss

A Reading: The Anti-Christ, Friedrich Nietzsche Here is Friedrich Nietzsche’s great masterpiece The Anti-Christ, wherein Nietzsche attacks Christianity as a blight on humanity. Book for sale here: ... discuss

One thing is for certain: we all find ourselves, either consciously or unconsciously, immersed in an ocean of turbulent societal anxiety. This is not the turmoil and anxiety caused by any one particul ... discuss

The Gateway Drug – Eternal Security In the following video Christopher Hitchens offers some compelling reasons for not subscribing to Christianity. When you add in the idea of “eternal security” ... discuss

Free To Choose Part One, The Power of the Market “Life was hard but opportunity was real.” -Milton Friedman This is part One of Ten Keep in mind that the philosophy of capitalism and the theology ... discuss

Thumper Report Video: 11-Year Old Preaches Fire And Brimstone At White House April Ryan, journalist for the American Urban Radio Network, recorded a video of a young man who was standing outside the ... discuss

I've been hard at work editing the old introductory article to my "Arminian vs Reformed theology" series and getting ready to re-post the series. In the meantime, here's some things I've stumbled acr ... discuss

There's been a lot of press and discussion lately about the United States as a "post-Christian" nation.President Obama's phrase, "we are no longer just a Christian nation", spoken during a keynote add ... discuss

Yesterday it was my birthday. I hung one more year on the line... Paul SimonSo maybe on my birthday I ought to have been out celebrating, or doing something a little special, but instead I stayed hom ... discuss

Gary Gilley has provided a valuable service to all with his review of the bestselling novel "The Shack" by William P. Young. Analyzing the book's theological message, he demonstrates that while the t ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

Text: Matthew 10:5a, 21-33In the name of the Father, and of the  Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.You and I are not masters and teachers.  We are servants and disciples.  We are t ... discuss

It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air – there’s the rub, the task.  ~ ... discuss

14 June, Old Testament After the prophet Elijah defeated the priests of Baal and then fled Jezebel's wrath, The Lord came to him on Mount Horeb. He told him to anoint new kings of Syria and Israel. He ... discuss

  Five characteristics of child sex offenders- we need to know these things to protect our kids.  Send the link to your minister, elders, church leadership, Bible class teachers, fellow parents. ... discuss

Around 1924, my grandparents moved their family to the first parish in the U.S. named for a certain newly canonized saint...."St Ephrem the Syrian...was born into a Christian family in Nisibis in abo ... discuss

In the troubled and violent Dark Ages in Northern Europe, monasteries served as inns, orphanages, centers of learning, and even as fortresses. The light of civilization flickered dimly and might have ... discuss

Over at First Things, this article describes one Christian's perspective on homosexuality and marriage. The author quotes Elizabeth Anscombe’s essay "Contraception and Chastity": "If contracept ... discuss

I have this horrible suspicion that he's trying to be funny.Comedian/activist Lee Camp asks, in the meme to your left, “Where is all the Christian outrage against GMO foods? The Lord’s creations w ... discuss

G. K. Chesterton once wisely remarked that “there is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.” It may be true that ... discuss

“We are so steeped in the antichrist philosophy—namely, that success consists in embracing not the values of the Sermon on the Mount but an infinity of material things, of sex and status—t ... discuss

25 May AD 735 Today marks the heavenly birthday of Bede (pronounced BĒD). Since his commemoration often falls near the end of Eastertide, it's quite likely that many Christians have close famili ... discuss

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/release-meriam-ibrahim-dont-punish-her-for-her-faith.htmlI received an urgent request from LifeNews.com to sign a petition to Sudan to spare the life  of Chris ... discuss

Over the course of the re-ignition of abolition in America, some defections were expected, some betrayals anticipated. When abolitionists first came on the scene with a Gospel-centered worldview an ... discuss

John Shore is a sometime author, Huff-n-Puff blogger, and former "rabid anti-Christian" who claims to have become a Christian after hearing a cartoon voice in a rarely used supply closet at work.No, I ... discuss

Over the past several years, a running internet joke has returned each spring. Picking up on a phrase from a famous movie series, four days into the fifth month, we’re swamped with the punning salut ... discuss

Today I'm previewing a DVD, \"American Jesus, \" which shows the response of many Christian groups to the culture--from rodeo pastors, to surfers, to bikers, former porn stars, reaction to materialism ... discuss

Hello all. Thank you for visiting Wondering Zygote Emeritus (WZE) blog for the last few months. My goal was to post all throughout Lent. It was mostly successful.After reading a few books on blogging ... discuss

Who Said It? The Founder of Planned Parenthood Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader and Neo-Nazi Tom Metzger? Take the Quiz WHO SAID IT?Margaret Sanger or Aryan Nation Leader Tom MetzgerFirst some ... discuss

The modern world is a “rights” world. This comes largely from Hobbes. The logic of a “rights” world is curious. It basically means that what we “ought” to be by “right” is owed to us. ... discuss

...or rapidly becoming so. Curtsy to Brett McS for sending me this piece on China's being on course to be the largest Christian nation. He also flattered me by noting ..."as seen first on Wheat & Weed ... discuss

In case you missed these articles, I urge you to check 'em out this time around.* In an interesting and valuable article, Chelsen Vicari comments on the World Vision’s switcharoo on homosexual marri ... discuss

Among the April postings over at The Book Den that you might find of interest:* 42nd Street: A Review* Vital Signs' Latest Reading (And Listening) Projects * Tolkien Talks to His Son About S ... discuss

Here are a few quotations about the resurrection of Jesus that you might find useful. We handed these out yesterday in church and suggested that people consider using them for reflection and prayers, ... discuss

In today's edition: Reader's Digest Christianity, revisiting the great Dungeons and Dragons scare, confessions of a Christian film critic, the aggregation of marginal gains, and more.************Expos ... discuss

We hear the phrase “religious right” often in our political discourse, referring to people who have political views that are informed by their Judeo-Christian worldview. For this episode, ... discuss

The song When the Time Has Come by Huey Lewis and the News was looked at in two previous posts regarding redemption at the end of the world and Universalism.In this post, an apparent gnostic idea of t ... discuss

Tony Miano recently wrote an article titled "Abortion Abolition is Not the Gospel". As far as that goes, we agree with Miano: abolition is not the Gospel. We have said the same thing ourselves on num ... discuss

Title: Francis Schaeffer Author: Mostyn Roberts Series: Bitesize Biographies Publisher: EP Books Year: 2012 ISBN: 0-85234-792-8 ISBN-13: 978-085234-792-8 Pages: 146 Format: Paperback Fra ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen SPOKANE, March 4, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Last month controversy erupted as Dr. Mike Adams a professor of criminology at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and ... discuss

The Vatican’s chief justice has asserted what Christians in America have long understood: President Obama’s policies, domestic and foreign, are hostile toward Christianity and Christian civilizati ... discuss

I chose It’s a God Thing with a purpose in mind.  It was during a recent season of my life in which I was asking the Lord to open my eyes to the big miracles that He still performs even today. ... discuss

[NOTE: This is my annual St. Patrick's Day post, originally posted on St. Patrick's Day 2005] Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!(Happy St. Patrick's Day!)As a Roman Catholic of Irish descent, I am, qui ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 16, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler In classical Latin culture, a Genius was a guiding spirit given to individuals from birth (gignere), enabling them to have special insights. It c ... discuss

The following excellent article is from Rolley Haggard, a feature writer for BreakPoint.   From Auschwitz to ChurchwitzFor Millions, Our Steeples Are SmokestacksBy Rolley HaggardReturning ho ... discuss

Jedidiah Morse lived from 1761 to 1826. He authored many textbooks and was known as the "father of American geography." He was also the father of telegraphy pioneer and artist, Samuel Morse, who paint ... discuss

“It is one of the curious things in life that Christians have all too often neglected [freedom]. Purchased at such great cost, they have promptly looked for some new servitude. Even in the early ch ... discuss




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