A History of the Rise and Influence of Rationalism in Europe

Last updated on November 9th, 2017 at 11:55 pm

The book A History of the Rise and Influence of Rationalism in Europe (2 vols., 1865) is a seminal piece of literature. This well written work helps to provide valuable insights for the modern reader with the backstory on the conversion of Europe from a mystical to a rational society.

This book was written by William Lecky, an Irish-Anglican historian and politician

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Emile’s Encounter with Christ

Last updated on October 25th, 2018 at 03:01 am

The strange case of Emile Lacoste. An unusual man who many people have tried to figure out and help, but with only mixed success.

He is an odd man. No one can define him because his problem lies in the realm of different thoughts, perceptions, and behaviors. All of which have defied a medical, spiritual or psychological solution. A state that some think only God can mend. But then, does

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Book Review: Mental Disorders and Spiritual Healing

Mental Disorders and Spiritual Healing: Teachings from the Early Christian East by Jean-Claude Larchet is an examination of mental illness from an Eastern Christian perspective.

It is very well done work on the topic at hand, but it is not intended to prescribe therapeutic solutions for those who are suffering, or dealing with a person struggling with some form of mental illness. One has to read it for the

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A Religious Look at Miracles and Mental Illness

Personal and historical observations of mental illness from a christian perspective.

If one reads the Gospels and analyzes the healings that Jesus did, approximately a third involved what is now classified as some form of mental illness. That was a large part of His ministry.

The Gospels were written over two thousand years ago and the mental health statistics have hardly changed. The Canadian Mental Health Association has calculated that 21.3% of Canadians will have a mental health issue in

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