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Talking about the Crusades here.  That period of time in European and Middle Eastern history from 1095 to about the 14th century.  This was a time period that today is taught as just o...
Posted: August 07, 2011, 02:37 PM

 

"More Really Messy History"

Ninety four years after Pope Urban II announced the beginning of the church's attempt to retake the Holy Land away from the Muslims, three major European powers united to fight Islam.  Empe...
Posted: August 11, 2011, 03:10 PM

 

The Children's Crusades

Here's where history gets really cloudy.  Most of the stories about the Crusades are fairly well documented by both European Christian and Middle Eastern Muslim historians.  However, t...
Posted: August 16, 2011, 01:58 PM

 

"A Few Lessons Learned from the Crusades"

So, did anything good come out of that dark and bloody time known as the Crusades?  Actually, there were several beneficial "upheavals."  First of all, the expansion of Islam...
Posted: August 22, 2011, 07:58 AM

 

"True Tolerance"

On August 17th, 1790, Moses Seixas, a leader of the Congregation Kahal Kadosh Yeshuat Israel synagogue in Newport Rhode Island wrote a letter of blessing and congratulations to our new President...
Posted: August 30, 2011, 02:34 PM

 

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