The Pokey Finger of God

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Historical Speculation

August 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Historical Speculation · announcements

The opinions stated here are mine: I do not speak for any organization or tradition. I engage in a type of historical speculation that allows me to explore various answers to some of the world’s great historical questions that otherwise have no answers.  There is no agenda here to make history into convenient propaganda for […]

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Mile Marker

August 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Mile Marker · christianity, history

I’m starting to become overwhelmed (again) with revising my understanding of 1st-4th Centuries CE. On one hand, I can still clearly point to the council of Nicea in 325AD and say that this was the place at which Constantine (re-)created Christianity. On the other, I’m completely befuddled regarding which characters were real and which were […]

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