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The Platonists - An Early Intellectual Challenge to Christianity

The declining age of learning and of mankind is marked, however, by the rise and rapid progress of the new Platonists.  The school of Alexandria silenced those of Athens, and the ancient sects enrolled themselves under the banners of the more fashionable teachers, who recommended their system by the novelty of their method and the austerity of their manners.  282 more words

Christian History

The Teachers of the Church: Clement of Alexandria (Part 2)

https://www.buzzsprout.com/19288/200110-the-teachers-of-the-church-clement-of-alexandria-part-2.mp3

The History of Christianity #48

Our Scripture verse today is Philippians 2:5 which reads: “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.” 743 more words

Christian History

The Teachers of the Church: Clement of Alexandria (Part 1)

https://www.buzzsprout.com/19288/199602-the-teachers-of-the-church-clement-of-alexandria-part-1.mp3

The History of Christianity #47

Our Scripture verse today is Romans 10:17 which reads: “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” 484 more words

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The Teachers of the Church: Irenaeus of Lyons (Part 2)

https://www.buzzsprout.com/19288/198429-the-teachers-of-the-church-irenaeus-of-lyons-part-2.mp3

The History of Christianity #46

Our Scripture verse today is John 14:6 which reads: “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” 643 more words

Christian History

The Teachers of the Church: Irenaeus of Lyons (Part 1)

https://www.buzzsprout.com/19288/198026-the-teachers-of-the-church-irenaeus-of-lyons-part-1.mp3

The History of Christianity #45

Our Scripture verse today is 1 Corinthians 4:20 which reads: “For the kingdom of God is not in word, but in power.” 805 more words

Christian History

The conversion of Constantine - part 1

For a change this year, on second Sundays of the month, I have decided to use stories around significant changing points in Christian history. The first one was about St Paul, this is the second. 748 more words

Christianity

Painting a Picture of Depression

In my previous posts I discussed the reality of depression.

Robin Williams and Depression

Christians and Mental Illness

In the article about Robin Williams we looked at an important quote that helped address the need to distinguish depression from sadness. 256 more words

Depression