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Holy Week: Easter Its Meanings, Traditions, and History

Holy Week: Easter Its Meanings, Traditions, and History

Easter brings Holy Week to a close, as it is the celebration of Jesus Christ raising from the dead. While Easter is now recognized this way in Christianity, there are traditions, history, and meanings to Easter that are apart from Christianity, and some that have been adopted by the faith. Biblical Beginning of Easter Easter, […]

Holy Week: Good Friday, History, Meaning, Traditions

Holy Week: Good Friday, History, Meaning, Traditions

The most solemn part of Holy Week is Good Friday. This is the day that commemorates the death of Jesus on the cross. The history of Good Friday many people know, but how traditions developed, and the meaning behind them can be rather interesting. All four Gospel accounts tell of how Jesus died. According to […]

Holy Week: Holy Thursday, Its History, Meaning, and Traditions

Holy Week: Holy Thursday, Its History, Meaning, and Traditions

Holy Thursday is the commemoration of the Last Supper that Jesus celebrated with the Disciples. Jesus came to Jerusalem with the Disciples to celebrate the Passover Feast.  Holy Thursday, itself, cannot be understood without a bit of history related to Passover, and without an understanding of how communion has been seen over the years. Passover […]

Saudi Arabia Labels Atheists Equivalent With Terrorists

Saudi Arabia Labels Atheists Equivalent With Terrorists

The Saudi Arabian government declared that atheists would receive the equivalent punishment that terrorists would receive under the law. This would mean that atheists could receive 20 years in prison, for the failure to acknowledge any form of god. This is an extraordinary step that puts secular persons in the same class with those who […]

Pope Replaces the So-Called “Bishop of Bling”

Pope Replaces the So-Called “Bishop of Bling”

Pope Francis has removed the controversial “Bishop of Bling”’ from his position as Bishop of the Limburg diocese in Germany. The move was announced Wednesday, after Monsignor Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst submitted his formal resignation on October 20 of last year. This ends the controversial reign for the Monsignor who had been known for controversial building […]

Putin Policies Aim to Defend Christian Beliefs

Putin Policies Aim to Defend Christian Beliefs

In the past, Russian President Vladimir Putin informed representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church that he would defend and protect Christianity and its followers. According to the representatives, he was concerned about the “urgent situation” facing Christians throughout the world, and vowed to use his power and influence to aid them in their fight against […]

Jesus Christ: Was He a Real Person

Jesus Christ: Was He a Real Person

Was the man known as Jesus Christ a real person who walked the Earth? A book written by Bible historian Joseph Atwill claims that Roman aristocrats invented the story of Jesus to pacify Jewish sects within the Palestinian area, who were seeking the return of the Messiah. Since it the beginning of Lent celebrated throughout the […]

Syria Under Threat of Attack By Obama and US?

Syria Under Threat of Attack By Obama and US?

On Tuesday, the Syrian government failed to meet a mandatory deadline for turning over the stockpile of chemical weapons their government had in its arsenal. According to a September 13, 2013, agreement that Syrian President Bashar Assad signed, the Syrian government was to turn over ninety percent of the cache of weapons they possessed by […]

At Least Bill Nye Has the Guts

At Least Bill Nye Has the Guts

On Tuesday, February 5, Creationist proponent Ken Hamm and television’s Bill Nye “the Science Guy,” held a one of a kind debate on the merits of the Creationism vs. Evolution debate. It was a “one of a kind debate,” because, up until this time, Evolutionist scientists have refused to have any kind of open and […]

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