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St. Nicholas the Defender

Tradition tells us that Santa Claus is named after St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra in Asia Minor, now modern Turkey. He lived 270-343 AD.

Son of wealthy parents, Nicholas had a reputation for secret gift-giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him. 208 more words

The Art Of Narrative

Twas The Night Of Nicea

Twas the Night Of Nicea, and all through the land,
The bishops were gathering, with hopes for a plan.
Three cent’ries before, Jesus had been, 359 more words

Columns

Ethiopia Day 1: More Questions than Answers in My Search for Truth

“They made history for black people in this church, so this is your church,” the tour guide told our group seconds before leading us through St. 933 more words

International

Why do we label people? The Views of a Single person.

Why do we label people and groups? What is the difference between a religion and a cult? What is different between a belief and a hate group? 446 more words

Beliefs

Government & Religion: Part 1 - The First Council of Nicea

The year is 325 AD and the 57th Emperor of Rome, Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus, more commonly known as Constantine the Great, has called together an assembly of bishops to attain consensus in the Christian religion. 1,422 more words

Government

The truth about religion

I know that a lot of people are going to say that this is a topic that I should avoid but the fact is that there is some severe misconceptions that need to be looked into. 353 more words