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Sep 03

September 3: How Great Was Gregory?

Pope Gregory I

Gregory the Great (Gregory I) Becomes Pope (590) How Great Was He? It was on this date, September 3, 590, that the son of a wealthy patrician named Gordianus, whose name history does not recall, was made Pope in the Roman Catholic Church. He took the name Gregory and is remembered as Pope St. Gregory …

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Aug 18

August 18: Superstition Eclipsed

KIng Mongkut

King of Siam’s Eclipse (1868): Churches and Eclipses It was on this date, August 18, 1868, that a total solar eclipse, called the King of Siam’s Eclipse, Saros Series 133, was seen in what is now Thailand. This was during the reign of the very same King Mongkut who figures in the book by Anna …

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Jul 08

July 8: Religion vs. Psychology

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Freethinkers such as Voltaire in France and John Locke in England pushed back the night of superstition with the light of reason.

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