Category Archives: Crusades

Templar Insanity

It was Friday the Thirteenth yesterday, and September 11th two days before that, so it hasn’t been a great week in terms of luck, I suppose. No one seems to be entirely sure WHY Friday the Thirteenth is unlucky. The … Continue reading

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Away From Armageddon

I have a movie and a miniseries to review this time. They’re not very similar, but they do both relate to religion. Constantine’s Sword – This documentary film from 2007 was based on an earlier book by former priest James … Continue reading

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A Side of Cid

If you’ve played or even heard a significant amount about a Final Fantasy game, you probably know about Cid. There are actually different Cids, one in each FF game except the first, and he was even sort of retconned into … Continue reading

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Eye of the Watcher

I haven’t been playing The Sims Medieval since getting The Sims 3, but I would like to touch on one aspect of the former game, namely that of religion. For the most part, it seems that the Sims games have … Continue reading

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Gaga for Baphomet

Did you know that Lady Gaga is a worshipper of the devil-god Baphomet? No, seriously! Do a Google search for it, and you’ll come up with numerous pages claiming this, often with a lot of misspelled words. So it must … Continue reading

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The Crudeness of Crusades

The charge often lobbied against Christians by the rest of us is that so many of them are nothing like Jesus. Not that Jesus was perfect (to my mind, anyway), but it’s hard to totally hate a guy who preached … Continue reading

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