Monthly Archives: October 2011

UNDERSTANDING HERESY


Just what is heresy? The historic churches develop orthodox biblical understandings, mostly through deciding what is agreed to be a right understanding by most of the church in most places. Over time, the Church began to splinter into different bodies.There … Continue reading

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TO SIMPLIFY GEOGRAPHIC DIRECTIONS


Port Huron, MI by the St Clair river, with Sarnia, Ontario in the background. Photo ia from a Shakespeare play Fr. Orthohippo was in in 2010. (about 20 pounds ago.) We Michiganders actually do this when you ask us where we live in … Continue reading

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SOME STRONG BELIEFS OF C. S. LEWIS


The Geochristian has posted an article by Jam Wile detailing some of C. S. Lewis’s strong beliefs.  Lewis is probably, along with Tolkein, the most influential Christian writer for detailing the battle between Christian good and Satan’s evil. Few would … Continue reading

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NEWEST WORLDWIDE CATHOLIC STATISTICS


Here are the latest worldwide membership statistics from the Catholic Church in Rome. Fr/ Orthohippo Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – As every year, on the occasion of World Mission Sunday, October 23 this year, Fides News Service offers some statistics … Continue reading

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SOME THEOLOGICAL QUESTIONS ARE A BIT UNUSUAL HERE IS ONE FROM 1241 A.D.


There have been a huge number of theological questions which the Church has needed to resolve over the years.  Some of those are, to say the least, out of the ordinary. Norwegians and those of Norwegian ancestory may find this question … Continue reading

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If TV News Existed in 1200 BC


Many thanks to Fr.Stephen Smuts for alerting me to this marvelous bit of satire..  We all watch television, and we all have seen what is protrayed here, just not with this particular news caster and spokesmen. Ouch. The crawler below … Continue reading

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PLAIN FOLK CAN BE JUST LIKE WORLDLY FOLK


BERGHOLZ, Ohio (AP) — The leader of a breakaway Amish group said an attack on fellow Amish in which a man’s beard was cut off was a religious issue stemming from long-standing resentment of his group’s treatment. Sam Mullet, 66, … Continue reading

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