1. Dura-Europos: Church

    Dura-Europos: Church

    Dura-Europos: Church
  2. Dura-Europos: Church

    Dura-Europos: Church

    Dura-Europos: Church
  3. Dura-Europos: Church

    Dura-Europos: Church

    Dura-Europos: Church
  4. jameen

    Catholic Church's prohibition of contraceptives

    Do you believe that the Catholic Church's prohibition of contraceptives is the Church's way to produce a lot of poor people so that its power can always be maintained? because it is proven that natural method of family planning is not very effective after all.
  5. DavidChandler

    Medieval church bell in Lancashire

    Here’s a short film about one of the oldest dated church bells in England. It was cast during the reign of Edward I and the film shows where it is now displayed. 4190a9dzCSE Does anyone know of any older dated bells?
  6. Romanianboy2013

    Did the Pope had the authority to excomunicate the Protestants from the church?

    In XVI century The Reformation began as an attempt to reform the Catholic Church, by priests who opposed what they perceived as false doctrines and ecclesiastic malpractice. They especially objected to the teaching and the sale of indulgences, and the abuses thereof, and to simony,the selling...
  7. Imperia

    The West and the ''one true God''

    the West united under the one true God I just watched the series knightfall, in this series the Pope in 1300 wants to unify Europe in a way that "there are no more kings, nobles and nations in Europe. Only the Pope leading Europe united under the one true God. '' I would like to know if there...
  8. Maki

    What was the Bosnian Church?

    So, in medieval Bosnia, there existed a heretical church called the Church of Bosnia (crkva bosanska). The presence of this heretical church caused a lot of trouble for medieval Bosnia and even caused a mini-crusade to be led against it. The church of Bosnia was one of the main features of...
  9. Valens

    Christianity and the Roman Empire, Part Two

    The Crisis of the Third Century and Roman Religion The third century had, in many ways, been a tumultuous time for the Roman state. The deep political crisis of Augustus' Principate had many subtle consequences on the overall Roman society and the Classical civilization as a whole. The...
  10. Kirialax

    Re-baptism in the medieval Latin church

    Hi all, I was just reading about a Byzantine debate in the eleventh century about conversion to orthodoxy, and namely that Armenians who converted at that time had become subject to re-baptism because they were associated with dualist, and therefore Manichaenean, beliefs. This is a new thing in...
  11. B

    Church of Ireland Irish in Colonial America

    I have ancestors named Seay from Virginia. As far as I can tell, they are descended from Mathew Seay from County Down, Ulster who came to Virginia about 1690. The Seay family in County Down was originally Catholic, but about half of them converted to Church of Ireland. Presumably they were...
  12. Quill And Ink History

    The medieval Church and human dissection.

    Hi everyone! I just made a new video refuting the claim that the medieval church prohibited the practice of human dissection. If you could watch it and give some critique and your own thoughts on the subject(and maybe recommend some new litterature on the subject) I would appreciate it a loot...
  13. W

    Collegiate Church of Mary Magdalene in Poznań

    Reconstruction of Collegiate Church of Mary Magdalene in Poznań (demolished in 1802) TywJsybD5iA The height of the combined tower and spire from ground level was 114,8 metres. A painting showing Sigismund II...
  14. Kookaburra Jack

    The Trinity as a 4th century invention of the church

    "God can in no way be described." -- Plato (Father of the pagan Trinity) In the preface to Edward Gibbon's History of Christianity, we read: "If Paganism was conquered by Christianity, it is equally true that Christianity was corrupted by Paganism. The pure Deism of the first Christians . ...
  15. A

    Did the Catholic Church perform gay marriages?

    Article about a book that claims they did: Gay marriage in the year 100 AD
  16. P

    role of the church & colonization

    What made the church an effective force of the European colonization?
  17. Y

    Inquisition: role of state and church

    I thought creating this thread not to discuss this or that particular kind of Inquisition but the role of the state and church throughout the history of the Inquisition or even prior, in the fight of heresies, a role which seems to be often neglected as far as the state is concerned. I start...
  18. EmperorTigerstar

    The World's Smallest Church

    So I learned about a denomination that is currently the world's smallest official church with only two members. They're called the Shakers, and awesomely their name refers to their love of dancing at worship services. They started out as Quakers but were kicked out for being too celebratory at...
  19. Kookaburra Jack

    Comparing early Church History with early Colonial History

    I'd like to discuss the validity of the comparison between two separate historiographical traditions. Later if the comparison is accepted I have suggested that both historical forms should be subject to revision. BACKGROUND On the one hand we have early Ecclesiastical History invented...
  20. P

    The church & Nazi government

    What did the Catholic church do to protect its members and institutions as Nazis took power over Germany?