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Christianity

Ancient Paganism and Modern Religion

February 8, 2022

In modern times, religion is important as it offers spiritual grounding, moral values, and a belief system. However, this wasn’t how religion was understood in the ancient Roman world. […]

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Christianity

The Ebbing Christian Faith

January 29, 2022

Christianity and faith in religion seem to be slipping in the face of doubt and challenges of modernity. The emotional toil that a radical shift of religious perspective can have can be immense. […]

A portrait of Aaron Burr
American History

Aaron Burr: A Man of Ill-repute

November 24, 2021

Aaron Burr had a strong desire to dominate. He had a different mindset than his father. His thirst and eagerness to become president caused him to gradually be driven over the line. […]

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American History

Thomas Jefferson and the Continental Embargo

November 20, 2021

Thomas Jefferson purchased New Orleans, and all of Louisiana province, from Napoleon. The British, eyeing the Mississippi River valley, reacted strongly, embroiling the American shipping trade in the feud. […]

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