Tag Archive: Genesis

Dec 08

December 8: The Original Sin of Pius IX

ImmaculateLatin

Pius IX and Original Sin (1854) It was on this date, December 8, 1854 – that the same Pope Pius IX promulgated, in the bull Ineffabilis Deus, the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception. Not to be confused with the “virgin birth” legend of Jesus, this equally absurd doctrine says that, at Mary’s conception, she did …

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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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Oct 23

October 23: The Beginning of the World

James Ussher

James Ussher and the Creation (4004 BCE) It was on this date, October 23, 4004 BCE, that the Earth was created by God. It is disheartening to report that many Christians will leave it at that. The exact dating of the age of the earth was arrived at by an Irish theologian, Archbishop of Armagh, …

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