Category Archive: Theology

Jul 11

July 11: Excommunication

The Papacy abused excommunication freely and frequently for political advantage – so much so that a bishop would excommunicate a thief who stole his property!

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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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May 24

May 24: Samuel F.B. Morse Thanks God for What Man Hath Wrought (1844)

It was on this date, May 24, 1844, that Samuel F.B. Morse sent the message “What hath God wrought,” which inaugurated long-distance coded communication over the first telegraph line strung from Baltimore, Maryland, to his colleague Alfred Vail and an astonished Congress at the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the United States Capitol in Washington, …

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