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How the Council of Nicea Changed the World

May 20, 2015 Vulgarian 0

from livescience.com: When Constantine became the first Christian leader of the Roman Empire in the 4th century, his vast territory was populated by a hodgepodge of beliefs and religions. Within his own young religion, there

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Where Did Christianity Really Come From?

January 21, 2015 Vulgarian 0

from newdawnmagazine.com: This article is a brief examination of the nature and historical roots of the Qumran community that lived and worked on the western shore of the Dead Sea around 150 BCE to 68

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The Curious Case of Jesus’s Wife

December 7, 2014 Vulgarian 0

from TheAtlantic.com: For six days in September 2012, some 300 participants came together at Sapienza University, in Rome, for the 10th International Congress of Coptic Studies. Among those presenting was Karen L. King. The author

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Three Thrown Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

June 25, 2014 Vulgarian 0

from damninteresting.com: Sometime in the 1940s, an improbable encounter occurred at a mental institution in Maryland. Two women, each of whom was institutionalized for believing she was the Virgin Mary, chanced upon one another and

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The Little-Known Legend of Jesus in Japan

September 18, 2013 Vulgarian 0

from Smithsonian.com: “On the flat top of a steep hill in a distant corner of northern Japan lies the tomb of an itinerant shepherd who, two millennia ago, settled down there to grow garlic. He

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‘book of mormon’ set to open on broadway

March 25, 2011 HolySiv 0

from cnn: A new musical set to open on Broadway Thursday night looks at religious faith and doubt with a healthy dose of imagination: the audience meets Jesus, Church of Latter-day Saints founder Joseph Smith,