An Analysis of Biblical Prophets

Prophets are people who are understood as conveying God’s words or messages to their communities. Contrary to the popular image that many people have, prophets […]

American History

Martin Luther King, Jr.: American Prophet

Martin Luther King, Jr’s, success stemmed from formidable oratory skills sharpened at the pulpit coupled with an intellectual and theological prowess that guided his actions to a stunning […]


The Truth about Mary Magdalene

Although famed in Western culture as a repentant prostitute, and sometimes in popular imagination considered Jesus’ lover or even his wife, Mary Magdalene, as she […]

Ancient History

Martyrs and Monks

In the early days of Christianity, Martyrdom was considered the ultimate way to follow in Christ’s footsteps. But, it turns out that getting yourself martyred […]


How Stoicism Influenced Christianity

Before Christianity there was Stoicism, an ancient Greek philosophy whose tenets—such as monotheism and belief a rational plan for the Universe—anticipated Christian theology in many ways. Philo […]

Ancient Literature

Dante’s Paradise: The Sphere of Wisdom

On their journey through Paradise, Dante and Beatrice visit the fourth sphere—the so-called sphere of the Sun—and meet the wisest persons to ever live. But rather than […]

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