26: Jesus and self defense | Almost Heretical

Tragically, school shootings happen seemingly every week in America these days, and every time they do a debate breaks out over guns and the right to bear arms. Many believe it’s “a God-given right” to own and use a gun, and many think that Jesus affirmed and even commanded armed self-defense. Others insist that Christianity …

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Constantine the Puppet

There has been a lot of talk and defences recently about the validity of Constantine's Christianity. https://twitter.com/ratiochristi/status/521776240492314625 This line of conversation is important, because Church leaders look to Constantine as the figure who fathered the Roman Catholic Church in its form of unity between State and Church. Some theologians and church historians who focus on the "First …

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