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Christianity’s Contributions: Cultural artifacts (Part 4)

Let’s conclude our examination of cultural artifacts made by the Christian Church by surveying words and expressions. The abbreviations “BC” and “AD” stand for “Before Christ” and “Anno Domini” (“In the year of our Lord”).  They are now the politically correct terms “BCE” and “CE”, which stand for “Before Common Era” and “Common Era”.  However, [&hellip

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Christianity’s Contributions: Cultural artifacts (Part 3)

Examining the culture at large, we see the massive impact that Christianity has had.  This blog focuses on holidays.  To begin, even the word  “holiday” has religious implications.  The word “holiday” is a form of the words “holy day”.  Before we look at specific holidays on the calendar, let’s review the importance of one day [&hellip

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Christianity’s Contributions: Cultural artifacts (Part 2)

This series of blogs continues to chronicle the contributions Christianity made to the culture at large.  Today we focus on literature. While this is not an exhaustive list, the following are some milestones in the field of literature written by Christians. The City of God by St. Augustine (354-430) – A contrast of the “City of [&hellip

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Christianity’s Contributions: Cultural artifacts (Part 1)

This final series of blogs on Christianity’s contributions examines the artifacts that Christians developed in various areas that shaped culture.  The definition of an artifact is an object made by a human being, typically an item of cultural or historical interest.  In these blogs we’ll examine art, music, literature, holidays, and words.  Let’s begin with [&hellip

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