We continue the series, and this post is about how the stories and teachings and memories of the deeds of Jesus were transmitted before the first three Gospels were written down.
With this article (Part Five) we turn a corner away from archaeology and non-Christian written references to Gospel persons (the last three articles). Now we discuss the preservation of Jesus’ ministry — his words and activity — after his crucifixion (and resurrection) and up to the time when the Gospels were written.
Dateline: 1666 and 1667. One had to take certain steps to become a citizen, including belonging to the right religion and having a trade.
Despite the hardships of the earliest Virginia colonists, they still formed the House of Burgesses to discuss the running of the colony. Here are two oaths that the members had to swear. They also swore on the Bible.
Election 2016. Irony and a warning to the GOP.
Despite the confusion circulating over the web for years, the Bible unambiguously upholds the sanctity of prenatal life.
He was the illegitimate son of Henry II and Ida de Tony and lived from about 1167 to 1226. This post has a complete list of the American gateway ancestors that descend from him.
According to Douglas Richardson’s Royal Ancestry, Richard Parker is a royal gateway ancestor. This post also includes the Daniels and Jenkinses who married into the Parkers, and all of their (available) descendants. This post goes from 1683 to 1840 and includes counties outside of Virginia.