Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Imitation of Christ

I am putting forth before all who worship our Load and Savior Christ Jesus the thoughts of  Thomas Kempis who wrote the four books ( sections) that comprise it sometime between 1420 and 1427. It is filled with spiritually -based maxims … Continue reading

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Book of Acts Part 2 “Who was Theophilus at the beginning of Luke and Acts?”

Answer: The fact is that we really do not know who Theophilus was, which is why there are several different theories as to who he might be. No matter how much evidence there may or may not be for each … Continue reading

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Book of Acts Part 1

    Book of Acts Subscribe to our Question of the Week by entering your email address in the field below and clicking on “Subscribe.”    Author: The Book of Acts does not specifically identify its author. From Luke 1:1-4 andActs 1:1-3, it is clear … Continue reading

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The First Christmas

Heavenly light suffuses this 15th-century Nativity scene. The divine presence is emphasized through the inclusion of the Trinity: God the Father appears at top, surrounded by a host of cherubim; the Holy Spirit in the form of a dove descends … Continue reading

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Witnessing the Divine Part 2

Writing from Carthage a generation after Justin, the apostolic father Tertullian expanded on Justin’s arguments, suggesting that the magi’s dream instructing them to go home by another route was not only to be understood literally, but as an admonition to … Continue reading

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Witnessing the Divine Part 1

The Magi in Art and Literature Robin M. Jensen   •  12/23/2012 Joseph, Mary and the three magi gaze at the newborn babe in Italian artist Andrea Mantegna’s “Adoration of the Magi” (c. 1500). The magi proffer precious gifts: a fine Chinese … Continue reading

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