Since as early as the second century, many have likened Mary, the mother of Jesus, to the "New Eve." In this article we consider whether this is a proper comparison, since many of the traditions and dogmas arising around the Virgin Mary owe their existence to this teaching.
An overview of the political ans social landscape that shaped and determined the events of Jesus Christ's life and death
Balaam is an unbeloved character in the bible. Oddly enough, he didn’t start off that way. Is Balaam a villain or does he have a bad rap? Bible accounts and recent artifacts of a non biblical version tells a complex tale of a diviner and prophet who could talk to God.
This article explores the Biblical concept of Angels. Who are they? Where do they come from? What role do angels play in both the spiritual and physical world? Finally, and perhaps most importantly, what role do angels play in God’s plan for mankind and the world at large?
"Star of the Sea" has long been a popular interpretation of the name Mary. How did this understanding develop and what is the spiritual significance?
God's glory is heavy, as expressed biologically through the human liver and gold. Discover how the glory of God, the liver and gold are related in this article.
This article will examine how postmodernism has influenced American culture and will analyze how the secular discipline of critical thinking grounds the Christian’s worldview in a correct understanding of Scripture.
Sister Nazarena was an American Camaldolese nun, who lived like an Egyptian hermit in a Roman convent for forty-five years.
This article will show how the pictographs of the Hebrew Aleph-Bet showcase a facet of God's attributes and character. Specifically, "dalet" the door, "hey" the window, and "vav" the nail depicting the door that opened for us by the nailing of Jesus to a tree, will be studied.
This is a study on the first three letters of the Hebrew Aleph-bet in their ancient pictograph forms. Each representative image will reveal a facet of God's goodness and character.
This article gives a fairly brief history of Lyman Wight, an Apostle in the early days of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mark's direct ancestor.
Some saints traveled to Heaven by way of an illumined path. Others, no less holy, journeyed in darkness. These saints teach us how to bear with doubts.
Science and religion are two facets of human society that have been treated as mutually exclusive, their existence has been used as a means to explain the non-existence of one facet over the other. The history of the two though rooted in division has gradually progressed to an accepted co-existence.
A look at the patristic and manuscript evidence for the development of Marian dormition traditions, specifically those relaying the doctrine of the Virgin Mary's bodily assumption.
Bl. Solanus Casey was an American Capuchin priest. His seven-star virtues cause him to shine in the firmament.