According to the Greek mythology Europe, daughter of a Phoenician king, was born at Tyre in Lebanon.
to trace the birth of this name as a definition of a continent. The geography of Europe As a geographical term, it indicated, in Greek times, a land to the north of the Mediterranean [...] pontiff. Charles, a young Frankish leader, founded a great empire encompassing most of Western Europe, adopted Latin as the official written language, used a single currency and professed a single religion [...] complicated land. Europe, a melting pot of ancient and diverse ethnic groups and civilizations - a meeting place of peoples and languages, cultures and traditions. Europe, a land of history, monumentsFind out more
It doesn’t help at all! The fact that you deny the existence of a problem or of a stressful situation in order to show those around you a good and beautiful image, does not mean that it doesn’t exist. [...] “stress” to describe the body’s reaction to the external action of causal factors, called “stressors”. If it was a strange concept then, today it is among the most common, and it’s been dubbed the “21st [...] you like it or not, stress will come into your life sooner or later, but this is not a tragedy. On the contrary, a small dose of stress can be beneficial, although it should not become chronic. AcceptFind out more
novel he titled 1984, a seeming inversion of the year 1948, hinting that the future he envisioned wasn’t so far away. In the novel, in a civilization damaged by war and conflict, a totalitarian superstate [...] which books burn. Fahrenheit 451 told the story of a dystopian world where books were not only banned but burned by a squad of “firemen.” 2 A Brief History of Repression My examples no [...] private possession of his writings was also deemed a crime. Eventually, the mere act of reading the work of Corvus became a punishable offense, called “literary treason.” 3 As the Roman EmpireFind out more
50 Years after the March on Washington
for you in January 2021 to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—Editors Iwas a six-year old White boy living in a segregated Southern state on that Wednesday 50 years ago when Martin stirred the world [...] I still do. “I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at a table of brotherhood.” 1 [...] world as “politics.” But King’s eloquent 10-minute sermon gave everyone, Adventists included, a wake-up call to sleeping consciences and inherited prejudices. They pounded on the doors of AdventistFind out more
confused. Place your hope in Jesus, a firm and sure anchor for the soul. "The Lord gave me a firm warning not to think like everyone else. He told me: Do not call everything a conspiracy, as they do, nor [...] that would otherwise be unthinkable to access a few years ago. Until recently, the big media had a monopoly on information; now, with the Internet, we too are a medium, which offers many advantages but in [...] of Huelva. For a long time, we believed (with a certain naivety) that social networks and new technologies were equipped to solve the big problems of our societies. However, we see a world that, althoughFind out more
A Christian perspective
and convoluted. There are, of course, various definitions of peace. A narrow definition is “the absence of military action.” A more satisfying definition of peace includes political stability, international [...] Jesus Christ is called the “Prince of Peace” ( Isa. 9:6 ), and He said, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you” ( John 14:27 ). This reconciliation with God gives us, as a result, “the peace [...] peacemakers, for they will be called children of God” ( Matt. 5:9 ). How can Christians work for peace? According to Paul, the ingredient of peace is “righteousness”: being in a right relationship withFind out more
Although there is a specific department to handle religious liberty, the Seventh-day Adventist denomination works in defense of the religious liberty of everyone.
and individuals today fighting daily for this cause. It is to give them a voice, that the Seventh-day Adventist church maintains a department dedicated to ensuring religious liberty for all people. [...] with Working Policy. “We are called to relate to other churches, but that does not mean ecumenism. If we don’t mingle, we are going to disassociate from Jesus’ call of being salt and light,” he clarified [...] At the end of 1948, the United Nations (UN) established the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - a document that outlined common ideals for all countries. One of the themes highlighted in articleFind out more
out of a community needing to maintain justice by taking care of victims. Lev 24.19-20 calls for ‘an eye for eye and a tooth for tooth’. Deuteronomy 21:18-21 seems to advise the stoning of ‘a stubborn [...] lecture online was a ‘first’ in the Beach Lecture’s 22-year history of commitment to religious bridgebuilding. The second unique quality was the featuring of not one but three speakers – a Christian, Dr [...] Dr Julia Snyder, a Jew, Dr Daniel Weiss and a Muslim, Dr Omar Shaukat – all from the Cambridge Interfaith Programme. Each speaker surveyed the connections between their own community’s sacred texts andFind out more
ed in faith, “Jacob set up a pillar in the place where He talked with him, a pillar of stone; and he poured a drink offering on it, and he poured oil on it. And Jacob called the name of the place where [...] Great Britain, a nation renowned for its rich Christian history, is soon to debut a new religious icon: a 167-foot-tall “Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer.” To give an idea of its magnitude, Britain’s current [...] but a Monument The wall will be augmented with a visitor’s center, cafe, and bookshop. The complex is expected to draw 300,000 visitors each year. The wall itself will “take the shape of a loopFind out more
feelings keeping you imprisoned,” a hundred self-help books inform us. “Discover liberation in forgiving those who injured you.” And like all harmful substitutes, there’s a gram of truth in what they say [...] always moves toward us when we are bitter, broken, acting out. It’s love that calls the prodigal back home, and grace that spreads a banquet of togetherness. Forgive as you have been forgiven. And stayFind out more