Christians should get back to basics

| May 22, 2009

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian Church

Today’s Christian and Catholic churches should get back to the basics like the early Christian Churches of the first century — just priase and worship.

The Symbol of the Christian Cross

| July 18, 2009

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian Church

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian ChurchIn the 1951 movie Quo Vadis, in the scene in Lygia’s (played by Deborah Kerr) room, Marcus Vinicius (played by Robert Taylor) comments on the cross hanging on her wall – two rough sticks tied together. The movie takes […]

Why is Christmas celebrated on December 25th?

| December 18, 2010

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian Church

It’s not in the bible. Who started this tradition anyway?

The real meaning of ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’

| December 18, 2010

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian Church

The 12 Days of Christmas…source: Dr. Phillip Barnwell In the Church “Christmas” refers to a twelve day period that starts with Christmas Day. There is where “The Twelve Days of Christmas” comes from.

So Many Gods

| October 18, 2011

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian Church

In doing research for my novel, Deo Volente! (God Willing): Love in the First Century, I had to study Roman Mythology. The Romans stole the gods from the Greeks. The objective of having so many gods was to explain natural phenomena. There was a god for everything and a festival for every god.

Catholicism vs. Christianity

| October 30, 2011

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian Church

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian ChurchChristianity came first. In the 300s Emperor Constantine called together Bishops of all the Christian Churches in the Roman Empire and they established the Nicene Creed — known today as the Apostles Creed. Later on the Pope came to […]

What is religion?

| October 31, 2011

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian Church

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series History of Religion and the Christian ChurchWhat is religion? It is a set of beliefs that explain what life is all about, who we are, and the most important things that human beings should spend their time doing. ~The Reason for God, Timothy Keller Man […]