Category: History

Israel

Israel

Israel (State of Israel, Hebrew: יִשְׂרָאֵל; Arabic: إِسْرَائِيل‎) is located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and […]

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History of Palestine.

Palestine

Ancient Israel is entwined with the land and history of Palestine. No other land in the world is so firmly entrenched in a country’s history as Palestine is in Israel’s. In fact, ancient Palestine, also referred to as Canaan, or Israel, has come to be known as the Holy Land. However, the history of this land is anything but holy. […]

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What Are Some Forms of Modern Idolatry?

What Are Some Forms of Modern Idolatry?

Idolatry is clearly sinful to God. Idolatry can include both literal worship of idols as well as worshiping other things or giving higher priority to anything other than Jesus Christ. The way to overcome idolatry is to love God completely, replacing sinful practices with God-honoring practices, and doing everything to the glory of God. All the various forms of modern […]

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How Are Idols Connected to Demons?

How Are Idols Connected to Demons?

A connection between idols (or false gods) and demons (or fallen angels) is seen in Deuteronomy 32:16–17 which states, “They stirred him to jealousy with strange gods; with abominations they provoked him to anger. They sacrificed to demons that were no gods, to gods they had never known, to new gods that had come recently, whom your fathers had never […]

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How Did the King James Bible Impact the World?

How Did the King James Bible Impact the World?

Revised by The Lord knows those who are His – A Weekly scholarly contribution by anonymous author. You can reach the anonymous author via email at sj77333[at]gmail.com. In the United States and elsewhere, the King James Bible was used as a textbook. Many people learned to read in its pages. For three hundred years, it was virtually the only Bible […]

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The Papacy Of St. John Paul II (1978-2005).

The Papacy Of St. John Paul II (1978-2005)

Pope John Paul II was truly the moral and spiritual leader of the entire world, as one can appreciate by the worldwide outpouring of love on his death April 2, 2005. John Paul II will be remembered for his emphasis on Christ and man, that the Gospel provides direction and supports the dignity of the human person. Carol Wojtyla (1920-2005) […]

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Fez, Morocco

Fez, Morocco

Fez or Fes (Arabic: فاس‎ faːs, Berber: ⴼⴰⵙ faːs, French: Fès) is the oldest and grandest of Morocco’s imperial cities. It is the second largest city in Morocco after Casablanca, with a population of 1.4 million (2014). Located to the northeast of Atlas Mountains, Fez is situated at the crossroad of the important cities of all regions; 206 km (128 mi) from Tangier […]

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The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965)

The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965)

Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one, just as we are. Gospel of John 17:11 Twentieth-century writers during the World Wars such as T. S. Eliot, Flannery O’Connor, Thomas Merton, and Dorothy Day catalogued the spiritual bankruptcy of the twentieth century and called for spiritual renewal. The Christian Evangelist […]

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The Religious Civil Rights Movement

The Religious Civil Rights Movement

by Jesus Christ Savior | “We must obey God rather than men.” Acts 5:29 (Video: A Focal Point in the Civil Rights Movement by Museum of the Bible) The American Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776 read all men are created equal, but slavery persisted. How could the Revolutionary War be fought for freedom without granting freedom to all? The […]

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Spiritual Revival During the Enlightenment Era

Spiritual Revival During the Enlightenment Era

by Jesus Christ Savior | Discoveries in science had much to do with the Age of Enlightenment. Copernicus (1473-

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