The Hagia Sofia Should Not Be Cause For Division

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

The Irish Gaelic Poet Who Went On The Fifth Crusade

Source: web Departure for the Crusades included many varied ceremonies in and around western Europe. From receiving Crosses, scrips and staffs to wild going away parties for the more wealthy Lords and landowners, others were quite stoical in nature. They took place behind closed doors without anyone taking notice. One such person was an Irishman … Continue reading The Irish Gaelic Poet Who Went On The Fifth Crusade

Jesus Said We Can’t Judge Others But According To St.Paul We Can

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay Jesus tells us we can't judge but St.Paul said we can. Can the truth contradict the truth? No, so one must be read in light of the other. As we are already aware of how Jesus puts it, Lets read what St.Paul says, It is not my business to … Continue reading Jesus Said We Can’t Judge Others But According To St.Paul We Can

How Christians Should Welcome The Stranger

Photo by Erika Giraud on Unsplash If a person's faith is not strong enough, welcome him all the same without starting an argument.Romans:14:1 St.Paul here is mostly dealing with the scrupulous Christians who have all sorts of opinions. Their faith isn't that great. St.Paul instructs that some Christians who think some days should be held … Continue reading How Christians Should Welcome The Stranger

Herod The King Of Religious Indifference

Source: web Many call him the King of the Jews, but I like to refer to him as the King of religious indifference. King Herod's ancestors converted to Judaism, and although he considered himself King of the Jews, he built temples for other religions too. He wasn't really a devoted practitioner of his faith at … Continue reading Herod The King Of Religious Indifference

Why Every Homeschooling Family Should Wear St.Benedicts Medal

St.Benedict MedalSource: Web I had a dream some months ago. I found myself behind a simple wooden door. Curious as to what was inside I placed my hand on its round knob and pushed it open to peer inside. It was a room full of empty school desks in a sort of homely setting. It … Continue reading Why Every Homeschooling Family Should Wear St.Benedicts Medal

Modernism And Fundamentalism Explained: The Dangers Of Religious Extremism

Pharisee Source: Passion of Christ (web) When we think of religious extremism the word "fundamentalist" comes to mind. We conjure up images of the Pharisees who took a strict interpretation of the law. They went to the extreme and Jesus exposed their behaviour time and time again much to their chagrin. But extremism doesn't have … Continue reading Modernism And Fundamentalism Explained: The Dangers Of Religious Extremism