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The Nicene Creed

Today I learned from one of my fellow pilgrims (https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/25404729/posts/998593306) that the Word of God (the Bible) has made the top 10 list of banned books in America. 297 more words

Jesus Christ

From Monastery of Gastria to Sancaktar Hayrettin carwash

Pulcheria returned home with her three older sisters after a mellow evening at her grandmother’s, around the year 840. It was the kind of evening children of all civilisations adore; not frenetic, not tedious, just sitting by the fire eating favourite foods, listening to tales. 1,326 more words

Byzantine

To Read this Week: Divinity of Jesus, Religious Freedom, and Religious Persecution

Was the Divinity of Jesus a Late Invention of the Council of Nicea? by Michael J. Kruger

It is commonly asserted that the deity of Jesus was an invention by the later Christians at the Council of Nicea.  668 more words

Apologetics

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