Tag Archive: A.D. White

Jun 17

June 17: Killing Witches in Switzerland

Churches in Switzerland continued to persecute mainly women for the imagined crime of witchcraft.

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May 13

May 13: Gregory XIII and Calendar Reform

Gregory XIII

It would seem to the less credulous that, if God were really opposed to the new calendar, He might have taken more direct action against it.

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Mar 30

March 30: Churches v. Anesthesia

Anesthesia was denounced from pulpits across the land as impious and contrary to Holy Writ – until Queen Victoria needed to use it.

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