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Spaniards, Aztecs and Baby Sacrifice

This blog post first appeared at http://www.mindandhearttheology.org

In many Hispanic circles, (which includes Spanish, Mexican, Central and South American ethnicities) there are young to middle aged adults that completely disregard Christianity due to the Catholic Church’s influence on the atrocities of the Spanish Crusades, which were papal sanctioned military campaigns. 855 more words


On Poodle Byng. #regency #amwriting

Frederick Gerald Finch Byng (AKA Poodle) makes an appearance in two books I’m working on. I’m searching for a publisher for, The art of deception… 322 more words


Where are all the Reformed Hispanic Americans?

The Hispanic Challenge

Explaining What It Means to Be Reformed

C. A. Sandoval

( This blog post was first published HERE)

A virtually impenetrable fortress was erected around Spain and its colonies, and to this day the Reformation and its return to biblical Christianity form no real part of the Hispanic culture or religious background. 2,034 more words


Bum-be-seen, Regency Fashion.

We tend to view regency fashion and manners through the prism of the later Victorian period. This tends to put things in a more, ahem, prudish light than is quite appropriate. 78 more words


Hans Heyson: The Weekly Smile

Droving into the Light, 1914-21, Art Gallery of South Australia

Hans Heyson was an Australian artist who lived between 1877 and 1968 (dying at 91 years of age). 186 more words

Irene Waters

Traces of the Past: Thursday's Special

The Maypole dates back to the Iron Age (6th – 8th Century) BC. Although there are a number of schools of thought as to the meaning of the Maypole the most common is that it is an ancient fertility rite. 112 more words

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Protecting First Amendment Rights

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. 1,180 more words