• Augustine and Manichaeism II

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    18-01-2017 0 comments

    Augustine and Manichaeism II

    Apart from the book 'Confessions' of Augustine, there exists the book 'Contra Faustum'. In this book Augustine rejects the learnings and convictions of a Manichean bishop called Faustus. It consists of 33 Chapters, each of them beginning with a statement by Faustus, followed by the refutations of Augustine, who had been a Manich... read more...

  • Augustine and Manichaeism

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    11-01-2017 7 comments

    Augustine and Manichaeism

    Manichaeism was well known throughout the ages, by the descriptions of its opponents. One important source dealing with the struggle of the Catholic Church against the heretics, is the book 'Confessions' of St. Augustine. He was a member of the community of the Manicheans for ten years, but we don't have a picture of how he must... read more...

  • Epiphanias, 6th of January

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    04-01-2017 2 comments

    Epiphanias, 6th of January

    From the Gospel of St. John And this is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou? And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ. And they asked him, What then? Art thou Elias? And he saith, I am not. Art thou that prophet? And he answered, No. Then... read more...

  • Christmas tale

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    28-12-2016 8 comments

    Christmas tale

    Once upon a time there was a great King. He was the greatest of all kings; he was seated on a throne of gold that gleamed like the sun itself. He was different from all other kings, for he didn't have to enlarge his realm; he had already everything that exists. There was nobody angry with him, because he had the loveliest, most... read more...

  • Endless eyes of the night...

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    21-12-2016 1 comments

    Endless eyes of the night...

    Once upon a time there was a strange feeling in the air. It happened every year, it started a few days after the shortest day of the year - in the western world. A certain evening was completely different from all other evenings, and the following night made the change even more enchanting. Maybe some of us remember it , but it ... read more...