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Christ Myth Theory

Posted November 20th, 2017 at 02:38 AM by Radrook

“Jesus never existed! It was all made up! There is absolutely no historical evidence to support the existence of this Jesus character.” Ever hear that kind of talk? Well, it’s called the Christ Myth Theory which is very popular among those who harbor animosity towards religion in general and more specifically against Christianity itself. Naturally Christians feel impelled to defend their beliefs via providing evidence. In doing so they have resorted to historical documents such as those written...
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Battle of Carrhae: An example of avarice.

Posted October 16th, 2017 at 09:04 AM by Radrook

Battle of Carrhae: An example of avarice.

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I have always been fascinated by the history of Rome-in particular its military success and reverses. One of the most interesting I find is the battle of Carrhae, a small town near which it took place, because it illustrates two things that the Bible tells us:

1. that the blind leading the blind will lead them all into a pit

Matthew 15:14

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Roman/ Carthage Conflict issues

Posted October 16th, 2017 at 07:26 AM by Radrook

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The contest that ensued between Rome and Carthage has always intrigued me. Here is one issue I found perplexing. Why didn’t Carthage stop Rome’s ascendency when it had the chance?

Carthaginian Indifference?

Rome didn't spring full-blown as a major Mediterranean power. Even after throwing off its Etruscan yoke it was vulnerable to attack by the Gauls. So
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The greatest delusion?

Posted October 15th, 2017 at 12:17 PM by Radrook

When studying history and making a comparison with present or recent historical events it becomes quite clear that although we have progressed technologically our emotional area has remained unchanged.

Mankind still cannot resolve major disagreements without the threat of violence or its employment. The sad truth is that we haven't gone at each other with nuclear weapons in a full out war not because we are more civilized now, but because we fear mutual annihilation.

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