Progress has brought us both unbounded opportunities and unbridled difficulties. Thus, the measure of our civilization will not be that we have done much, but what we have done with that much. I believe that the next half century will determine if we will advance the cause of Christian civilization or revert to the horrors […]
God requireth not an uniformity of Religion. The civil sword may make a nation of hypocrites and anti-Christians, but not one true Christian. A pagan or anti-Christian pilot may be as skillful to carry the ship to its desired port as any Christian mariner or pilot in the world, and may perform that work with […]
Great God! I’d rather be A Pagan suckled in a creed outworn; So might I, standing on this pleasant lea, Have glimpses that would make me less forlorn; Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea; Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn.
Scratch the Christian and you find the pagan – spoiled.
The Christian glorifies in the death of a pagan because thereby Christ himself is glorified.
Joss-sticks, n. Small sticks burned by the Chinese in their pagan tomfoolery, in imitation of certain sacred rites of our holy religion.
Everyone would like to behave like a pagan, with everyone else behaving like a Christian.
The Christian glories in the death of a pagan, because thereby Christ himself is glorified.
Christianity did not destroy paganism; it adopted it. The Greek mind dying, came to a tranmigrated life in the theology and liturgy of the Church; the Greek language, having reigned for centuries over philosophy, became the vehicle of Christian literature and ritual; the Greek mysteries passed down into the impressive mystery of the Mass. Other […]
Now the religious right is joining the war against children, saying Halloween is a satanic plot. A Costa Mesa Christian group, Citizens for Excellence in Education, says the witch’s broomstick is a phallic symbol of pagan worship. Yet another reason not to clean the house. The group says a ‘spiritual battle’ is raging on this […]