Tag Archive: Moses

Oct 29

October 29: The Faith of Cyrus the Great

Cyrus the Great

Cyrus the Great Conquers Babylon (539 BCE):The End of the Babylonian “Captivity” It was on this date, October 29, 539 BCE, that the city of Babylon fell to the army led by Cyrus the Great (576-7/529 BCE), Emperor of Persia.[1] The city of Babylon, which was located south of Baghdad in what is now Iraq, …

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Jun 30

June 30: Compelling Genesis as History

The Creation by Michelangelo

Catholics were compelled to accept as genuine history the childish and derivative stories of the Creation, the Garden of Eden, the Fall, the Flood, and the confusion of languages at Babel.

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Dec 30

December 30: The Vatican Recognizes Israel

A common theme in anti-Semitism: a Jew holding the world in his hands

It came about 50 years too late for the Holocaust. So… if God is right today, and Jews are not “reviled of God,” was he wrong in the Dark Age, when faith was stronger?

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