Discover how modern technology in the form of the Gutenberg Printing Press, made Luther the most widely published author in history, accelerating the popularity of the Reformation.
The Ninety-Five Theses 2017 is the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation because 31st October 1517 marked the true commencement of this movement. On the final day of October 1517, the Augustinian Monk, who was also Doctor of Theology, in the University of Wittenberg, went to the door of the Castle Church where he was... Continue Reading →
THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY (13) The Holy Spirit His Movements in the Old Testament Psalm 51 David, in the Psalm 51, had committed terrible sins; adultery, murder, lying; but when confronted his contrition was genuine and heartfelt - "Oh take not thy Holy Spirit from me...restore unto me the joy of thy salvation." Some... Continue Reading →
Comparing a religious exercise with a gambling game may seem odd at one end of the spectrum, while at the other extreme such a description may appear grossly offensive, because of its blasphemous and sacrilegious nature. By employing this terminology, however, historian Ronald Bainton finds the spark that ignited the revolution that we today call... Continue Reading →
The terrible suffering inflicted upon Job makes him one of the most famous characters in the Bible with the proverb “the patience of Job” belonging to every day speech. The theme of human suffering in a broken world is most relevant for every generation.
In the sixteenth century, religious tourism generated large sums of money for the Papacy and for the city of Rome. In the Renaissance Period, the Church invested heavily in impressive works of art, which continue to be admired today, all of which helped to boost the city's status as the spiritual centre and a magnet... Continue Reading →
“Trouble is brewing in Iraq. An edict from the King has given consent to the general massacre of a religious minority who are not trusted. These are troubling and uncertain times.”
THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY (12) The Holy Spirit His Deity and Personality Our studies, in this fundamental doctrine of the Christian Faith, bring us to the third person of the Holy Trinity; The Holy Spirit. Those who deny the Doctrine of the Trinity will inevitably have unscriptural views with regard to the Holy Spirit.... Continue Reading →
Should I Attend or Not? This is a question that arises from time to time. Someone we know through work, social connections or family links passes away, and that individual is a Roman Catholic. Should I attend the funeral mass? Would it seem rude if I didn't attend? What would be the best approach out... Continue Reading →