Heresy

The Endless Crusades: How the Papacy Dealt With Its Most Stubborn Opponents

The Holy Land Crusades Most US school children are taught about the Christian crusades to the Holy Land at some point in their education. The term crusade is derived from the Latin word crux, meaning cross. Those events occurred in the what is known as the High Middle Ages (roughly the 11th to 14th centuries). […]

Christians in the Headlights

Christians in the Headlights. Reading Time: 8-10 minutes. Introduction As I begin, I need to explain something. I do not believe all evangelicals think or act alike. I try my best to steer away from stereotyping people before I even meet them. Like with every human population, evangelicals cover a wide spectrum. Many have been […]

The Rejection of Orthodox Christianity

The Rejection of Orthodox Christianity. Reading time: About 8-9 minutes. This is the last segment of my four-part series on who are “Real Christians”. This discussion began with the first hint of the new religion and has focused on the divisiveness that has characterized Christianity ever since. In this segment I want to explore why […]

Heresies in Early Christianity

Heresies in Early Christianity: Reading time about 6-7 minutes. Early Christianity outside Europe This is the third of a four-part series of posts about the origin of the Christian Church, or more accurately, churches. So far, I’ve written about the transformation of Saul, the persecutor of Jesus’s followers, to Paul, the dedicated Christian apostle. I […]