Posts Tagged: history

How the Spanish Empire Fell

How the Spanish Empire Fell

Although the UK, France, the Netherlands, and several other countries established colonial empires in the Americas, it was Spain (and also Portugal, but we‘re going to focus on Spain)...

What Is Molinism?

What Is Molinism?

the Catholic counter-reformer Luis Molina was deeply disturbed by the implications of Calvin and Luther’s view that God’s sovereignty over human history precludes and destroys the significant freedom of...

The Essential Difference between the Protestant and Roman Catholic Views of Assurance

The Essential Difference between the Protestant and Roman Catholic Views of Assurance

Here is the embodiment and summary of what had generally been taught in the Middle Ages but it had never been officially defined that God loves the lovely. “For...

India Invented – Ep9 Islam comes to Hindustan

India Invented – Ep9 Islam comes to Hindustan

With the second largest population of Muslims in the world, India is as Islamic a country as any other. Conventional wisdom has it that Islam first came to India...

The Story of Judith and Holofernes by Gustav Klimt

The Story of Judith and Holofernes by Gustav Klimt

hi welcome to stories of art my name is Carel Huydecoper and today I’d like to tell you the story of this brilliant painting by Gustav Klimt he made...

Why Quakers Don’t Take Communion

Why Quakers Don’t Take Communion

There’s a phrase that goes through both the gospel of Luke and its sequel, the Book of the Acts, and that phrase is, “being filled with the Spirit.” “Filled...

Idealism: The Bridge Between Science and Religion. Episode 2 Origins

Idealism: The Bridge Between Science and Religion.  Episode 2 Origins

In the late autumn of 1924 the young Heisenberg was hiking in the mountains around Lake Aachen in Austria with some friends. The mountains were veiled in a thick...

Did God Change from the Old Testament to the New?

Did God Change from the Old Testament to the New?

It’s often said that the God of the Old Testament is a God of wrath and justice, whereas the God of the New Testament proclaimed by Jesus of Nazareth...

LEON BIBB REFLECTS: A Thanksgiving Day prayer offers thanks to an old house, which many years ago he

LEON BIBB REFLECTS: A Thanksgiving Day prayer offers thanks to an old house, which many years ago he

Objective History: Martin Luther

Objective History: Martin Luther

Martin Luther was born in November 1483 in Eisleben, Saxony. He was German theologian and religious reformer who was the catalyst of the 16th-century Protestant Reformation Soon after Luther’s...