Even the most casual student of the Bible knows that Adam and Eve were cast out of the Garden of Eden because they ate the forbidden fruit. Have you ever wondered what kind […]
Visitors to Vatican City anticipate seeing beautiful architecture, holy sites, and perhaps a glimpse of the pope. What they may not know is that they are visiting the nation with the highest […]
Readers of the Harry Potter series learn in the end that there was much more to Severus Snape than first met the eye. This nefarious potions master who made Harry’s life at […]
“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” — C.S. Lewis Read fun facts about religion. Read more great quotes.
“Christ died to do more for us than most of us ever let Him.” — Dr. Dennis Kinlaw Learn about the king who wanted his heart to be buried in the Holy […]
“I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.” — Martin Luther Read more great quotes.
Although Abraham Lincoln had a deep faith in God, he was not as quick to put his faith in those who claimed to be God’s messengers. A distinguished clergyman happened to be […]
As often as Abraham Lincoln referred to faith issues in speeches and ordinary conversation, one wonders if he may have felt a call toward pastoral ministry. An incident in the decade before […]
“We have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious hand, which preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our […]
Not only is the Bible the top-selling and most-shoplifted book in history, it also exists in the most languages. With the entire Bible existing in 670 languages, the New Testament in 1,521 […]
Many things about the Vatican are difficult to understand. Some of it is due to intentional secrecy. Some require a deeper understanding of the history of the papacy or the traditions of […]
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I had the increasingly rare pleasure of learning a new expression today: neck-verse. I was reading the prologue of the book 1599: A Year in the Life…
If your attention span for poetry only extends to the length of time it takes to read a limerick, you may find yourself challenged if you try to read the Mahābhārata.
One of the most effective ways to illustrate a point is to use a profound quote from a great historical figure. While there is no shortage of such gems, there are a […]
Were you one of those history students who had difficulty grasping the details of the Middle Ages? Perhaps that’s because the Middle Ages didn’t actually take place.