Much discussion about the Crusades has floated around the media after Obama’s mentioning of it in a prayer breakfast speech. This wasn’t the first time a president has mentioned the crusades. At Georgetown University in 2001, Bill Clinton gave a speech blaming the current increase of Islamic terrorist activity, such as 9/11, as fallout from the Crusades. I wrote a short article for the Apologetics Study Bible … Continue reading What About the Crusades? Myths and Facts.
Quickly, answer the following question: “Who proved the world was round?” If you said Columbus, you are certainly not alone. We have all heard the idea that before Columbus, the Church and all the Christian intellectuals of the Middle Ages taught that the earth was flat. If you sailed out far enough you would fall off the face of the earth. Unfortunately, you, along with … Continue reading Science Series: The Flat Earth Myth