Category Archive: Mythology

Jun 07

June 7: Muhammad

Muhammad

“It was not the religion of Islam that was disseminated by the sword, but political sovereignty.”

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Nov 18

November 18: God’s Storm Water Management

Noah and the Flood

The Biblical Flood (2347 BCE) It was on this date, November 18, 2347 BCE, that Noah’s Ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat, after 150 consecutive days of rain. We can be sure that this story is true, because the Judeo-Christian Bible tells us so, the Church Fathers say it was so, the …

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Aug 07

August 7: Religion and Virginity

Pope Paul IV

The Virgin Mary (1555) Religion and Virginity It was on this date, August 7, 1555, that Pope Paul IV, newly elected and nearly 80, issued an Ecclesiastical Constitution called “Cum quorundam,” making it an article of faith that Mary, the mother of Jesus, “was a virgin before, during, and after the conception and birth of …

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