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Religious Mental Illness

It appears the Western governments are describing the various fatal attacks by Muslims shouting Alahu Akbar as incidents of mental illness; This observation has been repeated by various commentators in blogs and conservative web sites. 569 more words


Medieval Kids Didn’t Choose How They’d Spend Their Lives

No medieval child was ever asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

That question reveals how we Americans value our individualism. From a very young age, we’re taught that we determine our fate. 151 more words

Middle Ages

Review - Abomination, by Gary Whitta

The year is 888 AD, and Alfred the Great is the king of the last remaining English kingdom of Wessex. He has made an uneasy peace with the fierce Norsemen and Wessex has enjoyed relief from the long years of war that the Danes brought to England’s shores. 701 more words

Dark Ages

Book Review: Lost to the West

Lars Brownworth’s history hangs like a purple cloak off the rather broad shoulders of Byzantium, the oft forgotten remnant of the Roman Empire that survived right up to the Renaissance.  581 more words

London Churches: St Olave's

St Olave’s church no longer exists and today is an open space in Silver St in the city of London. It is uncertain when the church was built. 287 more words


Royal Find at King Arthur's Legendary Birthplace

By Kristen E. Strubberg Editor-in-Chief

Cornwall, United Kingdom – A five year archaeological dig at Tintagel, the location of King Arthur‘s birth according to chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth – has shown that the site may indeed have been a royal seat. 264 more words


Was atheism or Christianity responsible for the Scientific Revolution?

First, here’s an article from the blog of the peer-reviewed journal Nature, probably the best peer-reviewed journal on science in the world.

The article is written by Dr. 822 more words