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The Letters of Saint Paul

The Christian bible (AKA the new testament) includes the gospels–stories of the life of Jesus–and Luke’s sequel, the book of Acts, the Revelation of John the Divine, and a large number of letters written by early Christians. The most famous … Continue reading

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Marriage in the Bible

Modern marriage in the west (outside of those who still hold to fundamentalist principles) bears little resemblance to marriage as it existed among Jews before the birth of Jesus or among the early Christians. Marriage in Pre-Christian Judaism In pre-Christian … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno: Canto II

  Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy”, written around 1300 A.D., tells a of his fantastic vision of hell, purgatory, and heaven. The first volume, the Inferno, has had incredible influence over our modern conception of hell. There are several free English … Continue reading

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