Sufism is explored in the novel "The Forty Rules of Love" and the film "Bab'Aziz." Shafak, the author, and Khemir, the director, both show the peacful and loving side of Islam. This essay includes a brief summary of key plot points and an analysis of Sufism in each piece.
Bl. Solanus Casey was an American Capuchin priest. His seven-star virtues cause him to shine in the firmament.
Many religions are based on the notion that there is a creator of life and the universe. This article is not meant to argue with beliefs, but to suggest something else to think about.
To become a Christian is just the beginning of our journey through life; all our lives we need to study theology and learn more about our great Creator God whom we worship.
Being the head of the Roman Catholic Church has sometimes been hazardous to the health of the incumbent.
An overview of the Infancy Gospels: what they are, why they were written, and why they are significant.
Angels are depicted as divine messengers of God. In the Christian tradition, they bring news of joy, warning, and salvation. Here are six examples of depictions of angels in the Old and New Testament of the Bible.
Imagine a dog that never ate, drank, or aged, and who would mysteriously appear at critical moments of danger. Was St. John Bosco’s dog Grigio an angel clothed in a furry disguise?
They've been called a "fringe" religion, even a cult. But are they? Find out what SDA’s really believe and how they differ from mainstream Protestants.
Tracing the history of Arabic language Apocrypha from the second century to the seventh, addressing Quranic parallels in three apocryphal infancy gospels - the Protevangelium of James, the Infancy Gospel of Thomas, and Pseudo-Matthew
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.
The prophet Amos came from humble beginnings, but his wisdom is timeless. Amos made clear in his writings that he did not come from a family of prophets, nor did he even consider himself one. This article analyses key lessons for our times from Amos and what me may learn from them.
The life of the early church cannot be understood without understanding its persecution, most notably at the hands of the Romans. But why did the Romans so desire to rid the world of Christianity?
Sister Nazarena was an American Camaldolese nun, who lived like an Egyptian hermit in a Roman convent for forty-five years.
In this article, I argue that the Four Gospels are reliable historical accounts for Yeshua's death, burial, and resurrection and I also gives some historical facts that are compatible with the notion that Yeshua (also known as Jesus) rose again.
Apostle Paul is an interesting person in the New Testament of the Bible. He wrote 13 of the 27 books. Knowing something about the man will help you understand his messages.