There were many different manuscripts, letters, poems and songs written to and for the early Christians. What effect did this early literature and philosophy have on the medieval Christians? Did it encourage them to exercise political leadership, or instead persuade them stay away from that kind of role? In Augustine’s book, City of God he… Continue reading The Effects of Medieval Literature on the Society
Saint Augustine of Hippo was a well known Christian Bishop and writer. He was made famous by his writing of the City of God and Confessions. In his early years, Augustine lived a very immoral life and rejected the teachings of the Bible; however in the year 386 A.D. he was converted. All those years that his mother had… Continue reading Christianity’s Role In History
How Important Was the Doctrine of Hell to The Martyrs? Hell was (and is still) a big part of the belief system of Christianity. Heaven is the portion of the afterlife that is set apart for the righteous children of God; those who have followed Him and devoted their earthly life to serving Him. Hell is… Continue reading The Power of Hell to the Martyrs
Justin the Martyr was (also known as Saint Justin), was a famous Christian apologist. During the persecution of the Christian’s in Rome, he wrote a famous letter; The Apology to the Emperor. Justin was trying to persuade Emperor Antoninus to give up his desire of eradicating all Christians. Justin’s efforts didn’t really work well though, because… Continue reading Concepts About The Sovereignty Of God
Are Jesus and the Greek god Zeus similar? Did they teach the same things, act the same? Which one of them is greater? Zeus was not easy to relate to at all. He lived up on Mount Olympus somewhere far away from mankind. He didn’t seem to really care about the problems that his people… Continue reading Jesus Vs Zeus
After the death of Jesus, the apostles were given a mission. That mission was to spread the Gospel to everyone. One way that they did that was by establishing Churches in the places that they preached. The apostles and Sadducees did not get along well at all. More than a few times they would buttheads… Continue reading Why Couldn’t the Apostles and Sadducees See Eye-To-Eye?