Europe in history, etymology and mythology

According to the Greek mythology Europe, daughter of a Phoenician king, was born at Tyre in Lebanon.

peace, source of civilization, but also of barbarism and inhuman slaughter. It is difficult to tell the story of Europe, as it is very ancient and varied. It is difficult to trace the birth of this [...] Miletus (d. 480 BC), the Earth comprised two continents divided by the Mediterranean, the center of the world: on the one hand, Europe confined to the north by the unknown Hyperborean regions; on the other, Asia [...] the city of Tyrus, a Mediterranean merchant city 60km north of Nazareth. At the time Tyrus was the world's main harbour city, being at the height of its power. (Ezekiel, chapter 26) Was Europe

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In the novel, in a civilization damaged by war and conflict, a totalitarian superstate rules the world under the mysterious and all-seeing eye of Big Brother. With hidden cameras and microphones to watch [...] their existence. Seventeen years earlier, Aldous Huxley had published his novel Brave New World, in which citizens, awash in a society of luxury and consumerism, are coddled and perfected through [...] they lead are threatened with banishment. That future, Huxley added in the foreword of a Brave New World Revisited (1958),was arriving much more quickly than he had expected. 1 And let’s not forget

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“Tell ‘Em About the Dream”

50 Years after the March on Washington

woman’s voice rang out from fifty feet below the podium. “'Tell 'em about the dream, Martin,” gospel singer Mahalia Jackson urged King. “Tell 'em about the dream!” Jackson, whose moving rendition [...] of the words that remind us of our duty and our privilege. So go out now, and “tell ‘em about the dream.” Tell the rising generation of Seventh-day Adventists that the day King envisioned still requires [...] that once stirred the world still stir a remnant people to redouble their commitment to hear—truly hear—the gospel’s clarion call to equality, compassion, and racial harmony. “Tell ‘em about the dream

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to the world being a world. The first conspiracy was inspired by Lucifer in heaven, accusing God of being a liar and unjust ( Isaiah 14:12-14 ). This deception was introduced into our world (Genesis [...] predictable; they simplify world events to the extreme in order to find a scapegoat. Everything that happens is "part of the conspiracy" and that's it. On the contrary, the Bible tells us: "do not call everything [...] revolutions, crises and pandemics are always shaking up our lives. However, if I believe in some kind of World Clique theory, I enjoy the peace of mind of feeling that I understand everything”. In addition

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A Christian perspective

Albert Einstein was once asked what the weapons would be in World War III. He pondered the question, then said he didn’t know. But the weapons of World War IV would be stone spears. Our Christian Imperative [...] colossal waste of human resources. Things are made even worse by the situation that developed after World War II as it morphed into the “war on terrorism.” Human beings now have the means of humanity’s own [...] viewpoint of many religious people. But Jesus then makes a truly revolutionary statement: “ ‘ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you’ ” ( Matt. 5:43 , 44 ). With

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Self-esteem and religion, a complicated relationship

form of sin in today’s world . […] For Adam and Eve apathy meant letting a snake tell them what to do. It meant abdicating […] the exercise of dominion and control of the world.” The American theologian [...] fine.” This line from the ending scene of a Romanian film remained imprinted in my mind. The movie tells the story of a teenage girl, living in a port city, who wears the marks of all the incomprehensible [...] things that are not yet seen will materialise and that she will no longer be the only human in the world who loves her. Self-confidence is similar to and intertwined with trust in God in the sense that

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We are more than we can easily explain

pulling on his own hair. People’s actions arise in a context, Nietzsche continues, in which God, the world, heredity, chance, and society all have an influence. At the same time, however, Nietzsche considered [...] second category do not want to accept responsibility for anything they do. In the physical world, we look for the physical causes of things that happen. This contradicts the idea of ​​free will, [...] own will, independent of any influence. At the same time, intuition and basic common sense tell us that we cannot operate outside the idea of ​​responsibility and freedom of choice. It is in this

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Five Biblical Tips for Surviving a Financial Crisis

As King Solomon wrote, “A prudent person foresees danger and takes precaution.”

Christ’s sacrifice that every Christian should adopt into their financial planning. Jesus came into this world and sacrificed His life to set all people free from the burden of sin. He sacrificed for the future [...] Joseph was not taking any chances, and he never stopped collecting the grain. In fact, the Bible tells us Joseph piled up such a huge amount of grain that they couldn’t count anymore and stopped keeping

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Endangered Adventism?

a few other species to the list. Protestants. The North American Adventist… On October 31, the world (or at least some of it) will celebrate the 499th anniversary of the day Martin Luther nailed his [...] Luther would have likely written a very long post on his Facebook timeline and shared it with the world. His protest was (is?) far more controversial than anything Colin Kaepernick ever dreamed of. Yet [...] (ASTR) at the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, the median age of an Adventist around the world is 32. In the U.S and Canada, that number is 51. 18.46%. That’s the percentage of Adventist members

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Why does the Seventh-day Adventist Church have a presence in the public sector?

Understanding Interfaith Relations: An Interview with the Public Affairs and Religious Liberty director

Christian leaders, including those from the Anglican Communion, Baptist World Alliance, Lutheran World Federation, Mennonite World Conference, The Salvation Army, the Roman Catholics, and many others. In [...] (PARL) for the Seventh-day Adventist world church, recently returned from two major international gatherings: a meeting of the Conference of Secretaries of Christian World Communions held in Rome, Italy; and [...] as the church continues to expand the reach of its mission. With a growing presence in the world, we need to tell people who we are, rather than to rely on someone else’s interpretation. We want to introduce

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