Category Archives: Religion

“Hail Caesar! Or did you mean Jesus?…”

Okay, so sorry yet again for being so busy! As usual, here’s the post of the month! I’ve been studying recently about the history of Early Christianity in the Roman Empire. As always, I love studying syncretism with the older … Continue reading

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History is Interesting’s 4th Anniversary!

Can you believe it’s been 4 years of blogging about history? I can’t! In 4 years, I’ve covered from pre-history up to modern history! Since my interests in history go by time period, I focus on an time frame, such … Continue reading

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“They Have Risen!”

Jesus wasn’t the only god who died and rose again in the springtime! The theme of “Dying and Rising” gods was common in agricultural societies where naturally, the deities would follow the cycle of growth in the spring and summer, … Continue reading

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Yes, Kids Can Handle Darker Themes in Movies…

Two movies I personally find to be a goldmine of deep themes and intellectual richness for children are The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Disney, and The Prince of Egypt by Dreamworks. The Hunchback of Notre Dame The Hunchback of … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

This is a bit late, but History is Interesting wishes you had very happy holidays this holiday season! Throughout history, this time of year has been one of joy and triumph for many cultures in welcoming the return of life … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Christmas Controversies Present!

There is a well known- yet overlooked annual tradition that comes with the holidays every year: Christmas controversies! In modern day, everybody’s a critic! From those who feel that Christmas is too commercialized, or too secular, to not enough “Christ” … Continue reading

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The Crucifixion: Was Jesus the Victim?

(Please Note: This contains some theological arguments. While I try to stick to a strictly historical context, due to the nature of this topic, some theological points come into play. This does not mean that these are literal religious standpoints … Continue reading

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