Should St. Mary of Egypt Have Done Jail Time?

Should St. Mary of Egypt Have Done Jail Time?

Written by Glen Chancy Mary was a sixth-century hooker in the Eastern Roman Empire. She had been one from her youth. She wasn’t in it for the money, as she told a monk named Zosimas later in life, but “out of insatiable desire”. One day she saw the crowds of pilgrims preparing to go to Jerusalem, to celebrate the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. She decided to go with them, out of curiosity perhaps. She went along, announcing to…

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Progressives And Their Black And White War

Progressives And Their Black And White War

It really is amazing reading posts by people who agree that the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki along with the fire bombings of other Japanese and German cities were war crimes, because they killed innocents, but then turn around and justify Lincoln’s war, because it ended slavery. You can’t have it both ways. Do the ends justify the means, or do they not? Christians usually say the ends do not justify the means, unless their self-righteous overcomes them (something…

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