Monthly Archives: October 2016

SELF HATING JEWS

In the constant stream of accusations, mainly from Jews in the Diaspora, Israelis are labelled self hating, for daring to criticise their government or systems.  It is a betrayal they are told.  Read more at:https://www.byline.com/column/36/article/1321 Advertisements

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liberation theology

Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero A youthful Father Oscar Romero with Salvadorans (Photo courtesy of the Archbishop Romero Trust) Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (August 15, 1917 – March 24, 1980) was a prominent Roman Catholic priest in El Salvador during … Continue reading

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Egeria

About Egeria Egeria, one of the earliest documented Christian pilgrims, visited the most important destinations of pilgrimage in the eastern Mediterranean between 381 and 384 AD. She wrote an account of her travels, which is among the earliest descriptions of … Continue reading

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Church attendance

http://www.globalreligiousfutures.org/religions/christians Stories from Ghana – Open from james ault on Vimeo. Western culture, throughout most of its history, has been nearly equivalent to Christian culture, and many of the population of the Western hemisphere could broadly be described as cultural … Continue reading

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SPREAD BY THE SWORD? Is holy war against Christians and Jews—“infidels”—a perversion of Islam? Here’s the evidence, from Islamic texts and history. by Mark Hartwig, Ph.D.

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Below the Surface, Religious Tug-of-War Marks Chiapas Conflict Indigenous beliefs, traditional Catholicism, and evangelical Christianity all play a part in the troubled region’s history BY GABRIEL MEYER, REGISTER CORRESPONDENT Sunday, Feb 15, 1998 2:00 PM 

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe (Spanish: Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe), also known as the Virgin of Guadalupe (Spanish: Virgen de Guadalupe) is a celebrated Roman Catholic icon of the Virgin Mary. The shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe was the most important Marian shrine in the medieval kingdom of Castile. It is revered in the monastery ofSanta … Continue reading

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the battlefiled

The Battle-Field By William Cullen Bryant ONCE this soft turf, this rivulet ’s sands,   Were trampled by a hurrying crowd, And fiery hearts and armed hands   Encountered in the battle-cloud. Ah! never shall the land forget         5   How gushed the … Continue reading

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Historia Calamitatum

Historia Calamitatum (known in English as “Story of His Misfortunes” or “A history of my Calamities”), also known as Abaelardi ad Amicum Suum Consolatoria, is an autobiographical work in Latin by Peter Abelard (1079-1142), a medieval French pioneer of scholastic … Continue reading

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Do Ostriches Bury Their Heads in the Sand?

Animal experts will tell you that this belief that ostriches bury their heads in the sand to avoid predators is nothing more than a myth. After all, if an ostrich buried its head in the sand, it would soon die … Continue reading

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