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British Left-Wing Press admits the Historical Evidence of Christ

This is quite impressive coming from the mainstream left-wing press in England: What is the historical evidence that Jesus Christ lived and died? The article was written by Simon Gathercole, Reader in New Testament Studies at the University of Cambridge. One … Continue reading

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The Vendée Genocide

When I was at seminary, a French historian came to give a lecture about the genocide in the Vendée in 1796, two years after Robespierre’s head had dropped into the basket. The people of that region of France (where I … Continue reading

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A People without Memory is a People without a Future

I hated history lessons at school, with a master droning on about events in nineteenth-century English politics that seemed so distant and irrelevant. Why is historical knowledge so vitally important? Simply, historical knowledge is an antidote to ideology and manipulation. … Continue reading

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The “Petite Eglise” of the Deux-Sèvres

This is a story of another time in history, which is little known in the English-speaking world. It is one I am posting today for the sake of historical knowledge and our general culture. This phenomenon is obscure because of … Continue reading

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