Category: History

Carl Jung - As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.

The Spiritual Problem of Modem Man

The spiritual problem of modern man is one of those questions which are so much a part of the age we live in that we cannot see them in the proper perspective. Modern man is an entirely new phenomenon; a modern problem is one which has just arisen and whose answer still lies in the future. In speaking of the […]

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Colonial Williamsburg Governor's Palace Main Building

Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg has been criticized for neglecting the role of free African-Americans in Colonial life, in addition to those who were slaves.

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The Elders of Israel Demand a King. - 1st Samuel 8:5

Who were the seventy elders of Israel?

Elders in the Old Testament were men chosen to lead because of their wisdom, leadership abilities, and proven integrity. Israel had elders even before God delivered the nation from Egyptian slavery, but we don’t know how many there were. God sent Moses to appeal to those elders for support before he went to Pharaoh (Exodus 3:16). Each of the twelve […]

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Charles II (1630-1685) and the English Restoration

The English Restoration Has Begun

Something is stirring in England. It’s not much. A still, small voice of calm whispering in the dark. Prayers ascending like incense. A rekindled faith. No, it’s not much. Merely a mustard seed. It won’t be noticed by most people. It will go unheeded by the dead men milling around satanically in what remains of England’s once green and pleasant […]

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These Black Scholars and Leaders Rebuke 1619 Project’s Narrative of Victimhood

These Black Scholars and Leaders Rebuke 1619 Project’s Narrative of Victimhood

An initiative featuring the writings of black Americans will counter and rebut a New York Times Magazine project that “reframes” all of  U.S. history around slavery and racism. The Woodson Center last week announced sponsorship of “1776,” a collection of essays and other material mostly written by black scholars and community and business leaders, among other backgrounds. Their goal is […]

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The Letter of Paul to the Romans

The Letter of Paul to the Romans

St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans follows the Acts of the Apostles and begins the Pauline corpus of the New Testament of the Bible. The Pauline Corpus includes the Epistles to the Romans, First Corinthians, Second Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, First Thessalonians, Second Thessalonians, First Timothy, Second Timothy, Titus, Philemon, and traditionally the Letter to the Hebrews. Introduction Paul’s […]

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The Middle East Then and Now: The History of Israel, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan

The Middle East Then and Now: The History of Israel, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan

Authors: M. Clement Hall and Charles River Editors Paperback: 254 pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 26, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1493591681 ISBN-13: 978-1493591688 Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches Shipping Weight: 15.7 ounces Before World War I, the West was largely unfamiliar with the Middle East, but in less than 100 years it has become the […]

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The Mesopotamian Civilization

The Mesopotamian Civilization

Ancient Mesopotamia, often referred to as the cradle of civilization, was once home to some of the most influential cities in human history. Mesopotamia (from the Greek, meaning ‘between two rivers’) was an ancient region located in the eastern Mediterranean bounded in the northeast by the Zagros Mountains and in the southeast by the Arabian Plateau, corresponding to today’s Iraq, […]

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David Ishola Olatayo (1916-2003)

Remembering the First Child of a Pastor of the Sudan Interior Mission (SIM)

David Ishola Olatayo (1916-2003) was born June 23, 1916. He was a native of Oro-Ago in Ifelodun Local Government, Kwara State, Nigeria. He was the first child of a pastor of the Sudan Interior Mission (SIM), Benjamin Dosunmu Olatayo, who was married to Sarah Joni-Dada Olatayo. He received his primary school certificate in 1928 at Egbe (which was at that […]

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Chapel of the Nativity of Christ, Bethlehem, Israel

Pilgrimage to Bethlehem, Israel to see the Chapel of the Nativity of Jesus Christ

The Four Sacred Caves of Christ In order to discuss pilgrimage sites in the Christian tradition it is important to first make a distinction between those sites outside the ‘Holy Land’ of the Middle East and those inside that general territory. Christian pilgrimage sites outside of the Holy Land are considered sacred because of several reasons including: the presence of […]

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