John Scotus Eriugena and the unknowability of God
The life of controversial medieval philosopher, John the Irish Gael. A guest post from about-history.com
Everyone a bride of Christ
Medieval's developed "bridal mysticism."
Seeing Christ crucified in her soul
Margery Kempe’s story gives us a window into the daily lives of many devout medieval people.
The agony and the ecstasy
catherine of siena invited others into a passionate, physical devotion
The fires of love
From the highest nobility to the lowest working class, medievals heard the call of God over four centuries.
Today in History
“We believe Jesus Christ is present in the sacrament, and in the action of the Supper that his body and blood are received, although in an invisible ma...”
Quote from Rolt, Richard and Richard Houston. The Lives of the Principal Reformers, Both Englishmen and Foreigners. . . . Date from Encyclopedia Britannica, 1911.
Do our lives show trust? (1886)
That combination of swallows with telegraph wire sets in vivid contrast before our mental eye the sort of evidence we pu...