Why is religion important?

Various religious traditions have played a vital role in the evolution of society. Here is a discussion about how religion has benefited the world… CONTINUE READING >> 

Various religious traditions have played a vital role in the evolution of society. Here is a discussion about how religion has benefited the world… CONTINUE READING >> 

Cavorting Along the Camino de Santiago

As we traveled across the Basque Country we came upon the Camino Santiago, known in English as the Way of St. James, almost every day.
The paths originate all over Europe and merge as they go until they all reach their destination in the city of Galicia on the… CONTINUE READING >> 

As we traveled across the Basque Country we came upon the Camino Santiago, known in English as the Way of St. James, almost every day.
The paths originate all over Europe and merge as they go until they all reach their destination in the city of Galicia on the… CONTINUE READING >> 

Beijing’s Temple of Heaven

Beginning six hundred years ago, at the same time that The Forbidden City was built, Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties used this site for annual ceremonies to pray for a good harvest… CONTINUE READING >> 

Beginning six hundred years ago, at the same time that The Forbidden City was built, Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties used this site for annual ceremonies to pray for a good harvest… CONTINUE READING >> 

St. Peter in Chains of Rome

The small church is one of the oldest in Rome, dating back to 431 AD. What this little church lacks in grandiose size it more than makes up for in impressive artifacts… CONTINUE READING >> 

The small church is one of the oldest in Rome, dating back to 431 AD. What this little church lacks in grandiose size it more than makes up for in impressive artifacts… CONTINUE READING >> 

The Twelve Heavenly Generals of Ngong Ping

The Twelve Divine Generals represent protective deities that correspond to the animals in the Chinese zodiac. Each has his own personality, time of day, weapon and… CONTINUE READING >> 

The Twelve Divine Generals represent protective deities that correspond to the animals in the Chinese zodiac. Each has his own personality, time of day, weapon and… CONTINUE READING >>