Image Source: Public Domain Today many men would see something seriously wrong with the featured image in this article. Three men lying together with an Angel watching over the entire affair appears to be heresy surely. Well, in the middle ages people slept together in one big bed. It was not uncommon for families to … Continue reading How Medieval Sleeping Arrangements Compare To The Modern World
Image by Waldo Miguez from Pixabay It's been a strange few weeks for me. In the lead up to the President of Turkey converting the Hagia Sofia into a Mosque I found myself studying the Crusades. I had been gifted a book by Christopher Tyerman, "The World Of The Crusades". I followed this by purchasing … Continue reading The Hagia Sofia Should Not Be Cause For Division
Source: Web The Crusades seem to be provoke many (mostly non believers with an existing dislike for Catholicism) to anger. Whenever there is unrest with fundamentalism in the Islamic world from groups such as Isis, westerners are always quick to remind Christians that Crusaders done many terrible things to Muslims in the name of Christ. … Continue reading Should Catholics Be Embarrassed By The Crusades?
A common misconception is that Constantinople was sacked by the Crusaders simply for economic reasons and to gain power. Nothing could be further from the truth. As the video below demonstrates quoting many historians, the sack of the city was self inflicted. Alexius the IV, who had an agreement with the Crusaders to fund the … Continue reading Video: Debunking The Myth Why The Crusaders Sacked Constantinople
Source: Web Gouffier of Lastours was a Crusading knight from France who took part in the first Crusade. He helped in the siege of Antioch and took Jerusalem in 1099, driving the Muslims back into the tower of David where they ultimately surrendered. During the course of his stay, it is said he rescued a … Continue reading How The Crusader Tamed The Lion
The Chronicles Of Narnia By C . S . LewisSource: Web "I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else." "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." "True humility is … Continue reading 10 Famous Quotes Of C . S . Lewis
Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay What are the last days? The apostles thought that the last days were imminent. In fact, they advised people to prepare for these days as if they were tomorrow. They didn't know when this final Epoch would begin so who can blame them for making sure that people are prepared? … Continue reading Peter Warned About Evolution Theory In The Last Days
Image by Souza_DF from Pixabay Whether it's something biblical, Greek, Roman, Egyptian or a story that ties them all into one great tale, I get entirely fixated upon ancient civilizations. Whenever I'm attending a museum of ancient Celtic warriors or mummies from ancient Egypt, I stand in awe. Most people may take a brief look, … Continue reading Why I’m Fascinated With Ancient Empires