Category: History & Culture

not art, music, performing arts or literature

Oberammergau

I went there twice to see the play, meant to ten years later but life changed. Maybe next year, don’t know: # The second time was quite militaristic – armed guards stood at the back of the auditorium as such,…

Dogmatic division and differences of opinion

This is about division within the ranks, whichever ranks they happen to be at the time – including Christological division but also Brexiteer division. Just been brushing up on: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nestorianism … which followed a reading of: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Council_of_Chalcedon … which followed…

Timeline of Good Friday

Assuming there are, say, 3 hours difference in normal time between the Holy Land and England, also assuming that whatever date the events either took place or did not in denialist’s minds, western Christendom uses this weekend as its markers.…

Last Supper

One thing I just saw was interesting: “The crowd will always save Barabbas.” Another I saw was also interesting – that one doesn’t really understand what the Last Supper was about until one has seen the gory details of the…