Tag Archives: New Testament

Rosa Mystica. A Christmas Ghazal Poem.

Rosa Mystica Rosa Mysticaa fragrant secret upon the mouth of God. Hildegard Von BingenYour praises echoed from her saintly lips. A Rose among thornsHeavenly chants of medieval monks fill the air. Garden of GodYour divine place of sweet refrain; rest … Continue reading

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Symbols in Christian Religious Art

Many years ago when I was taking an undergraduate Art History course at National University in San Diego, we took a field trip to The San Diego Museum of Art located in beautiful Balboa Park. We had a very knowledgeable … Continue reading

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The Sacredness of 1 and 2 Maccabees and Importance in Relation to Hanukkah

I wrote this in response to a classmate, in my World Religions course, when we were discussing Judaism, the Maccabean Revolt and 1 and 2 Maccabees. As a Protestant, she was not familiar with the stories found in these books. … Continue reading

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Salvation in Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Monotheism.

Zoroastrianism “may be a minor religion on the world scene today, but it has had a major impact on the world by way of the other monotheisms.” (15) Monotheism: “the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.” (16) My … Continue reading

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The Japanese Akkorokamui

The Japanese people “emerge from the aboriginal Ainu people. There are still remnants of the Ainu in northern Japan.” (1) They were hunter-gatherers that worshiped nature and animals, The Ainu were animists and believed that all things are inhabited by spirits known … Continue reading

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Letter to Philemon

The Epistle of Paul to Philemon = Freedom in Forgiveness Continue reading

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The Epistle to Titus

Paul’s Letter to Titus Background information about this epistle: “The Pastoral Epistles (PE) comprise a corpus of pseudepigraphical teachings attributed to the apostle Paul and ostensibly written to his closest followers, Timothy and Titus. These books were likely compiled in … Continue reading

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Epistle of Jude

Letter of St. Jude Continue reading

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A Study of the First Epistle of Peter (1 Peter)

A Study of the First Letter of Peter (1 Peter) Continue reading

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An Analysis of Revelation Chapters 2 through 5

Jesus, the Lion and the Lamb Continue reading

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