Monthly Archives: August 2011

Review: Jenkins, “The Jesus Wars: How Four Patriarchs, Three Queens, and Two Emperors Decided What Christians Would Believe for the Next 1,500 years”

This is a good book. I admit that I was extremely skeptical when I first saw it, assuming it to be some sort of modern nonsense on how Constantine created Christianity or something like that. However, when I saw that … Continue reading

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Byzantinism: Decline

In this series of short posts I hope to demonstrate that Byzantium is both not what it has traditionally been described to be and why some of these ideas exist. In philosophy it would be a logical fallacy to argue … Continue reading

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A rant on the world chronicle; and some musings on church and state

In the event that anyone has noticed, or even reads what is written here, most of the posts I make are typically in response to some perceived idiocy and this one is no different. However, I am neither naming idiots … Continue reading

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