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ISIL's Most Recent Victims

New York Times: Reports of atrocities by the Islamic State never cease. Entire villages in northeastern Syria are being emptied of Assyrian Christians, with hundreds taken hostage and others made to pay a religion tax; priceless antiquities are destroyed in Mosul, Iraq, in a symbolic fight against pagan gods; Egyptian Christians are beheaded in Libya. 63 more words

War

In the shadow of a giant...St. Augustine's Well of Cerne

“Augustine and his worthy companions were wandering through an empty land, where no water was. Heat and drought and weariness weighed on them… True, Augustine had drunk too copiously of that sweet well which flows to eternal life for him to hanker after those earthly wells where those who drink will thirst again; nor did he take much pains for the food that decays, being nourished instead by that which endures in life eternal… But then he thought how good it would be for the land to be flooded by the goodness of heaven, sparkling with the true spring of life. 1,077 more words

Folklore

On Proving the Existence of God

Every semester, one of the Humanities faculty at my university (and a good friend, besides) hosts an “Alternative Religions” panel for her 2nd year students.  The panel consists of atheists, a Wiccan, a Heathen, and various Buddhists or Hindus she can get her hands on.   1,399 more words

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Tip of the Day, January 3

January 3 – elohim.  In the Hebrew this mighty name for God means creator and the fullness or the Deity of God.  In Gen. 1:26 God said; “Let Us make man in our image, after our likeness”. 48 more words

Bible

Stories about life, in and out of Guyana, from a Guyanese perspective

Stories about life, in and out of Guyana, from a Guyanese perspective

December 28, 2014 | By KNews | Filed Under Countryman, Features / Columnists… 1,257 more words

Guyana

GUEST BLOG POST James Rattue's Uncovering the Wells of Ashburnham

It is my great pleasure to present an article from one of the most important contributors to the holy well research field. Author of the excellent The Living Stream – the first academic book on the subject, the indispensable guides to holy wells of Buckinghamshire, Kent and Surrey, as well as countless articles for Source and Living Spring, as well as his own webpage..he’s been in retirement holy well research wise and sticking to the day job of being a rector, so its a great privilege that he’s contributing this ground breaking piece of research about a holy well which is not recorded elsewhere to this blog.. 1,045 more words

Holy Well Blog

Ok, this is probably not a popular opinion, but I feel like the gods in Supernatural season 5 were deliberately underpowered just so that Lucifer could kill them.   209 more words