So many people point to past ‘religious’ conflicts and simply say that religion was the cause of the conflict but that is not always true. More often than not ‘religious’ conflicts are conflicts that are political in nature but the religious aspect is conflated. To demonstrate this I found a Muslim Times article looking at … More Religious Conflicts are not Always About Religion but Politics
Kasteel Eerde (Castle Eerde) and I go way back. It’s where I went to school for nearly four years (start of 2000-end of 2003) while living in the Dutch village of Ommen close to the Dutch-German boarder. As the name suggests Kasteel Eerde is a castle in the middle of a forest in the rural … More Kasteel Eerde and the Dutch Resistance
This is a short essay I wrote as a final for one of my religion courses. This is my opinion on the topic and the essay still needs some work but I thought I would share it anyways. There is not much material to go off of for this topic but after going through the … More The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife: Does it Change the Understanding of Christ?
This week, starting with Palm Sunday and ending with Easter, is known amongst Christians as Holy Week and is the last week in Lent. This week is a time when Christians prepare themselves for the resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday. The week starts off with Palm Sunday commemorating Christ entrance into Jerusalem and ends … More Miserere Mei, Deus