SSP: Introducing the Historical Patrick

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. The historical evidence surrounding Patrick is scant and problematic apart from what he tells his readers in his Confessio and Epistola.[1] As we will see in future posts, the biographical information included in these writings avails itself to aContinue reading “SSP: Introducing the Historical Patrick”

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Happy Fourth of July

Happy Birthday to the United States of America! As is my custom on this holiday, I encourage you to read the Declaration of Independence (signed this day in 1776) and to reflect on the ideals of government found therein. IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, WhenContinue reading “Happy Fourth of July”

Recommended Readings: July 2

If you read one article this week, engage The DaVinci Code All Over Again by Grant Kaplan. For those of you with additional reading this time weekend, check out the following selections, gathered from around the interwebs over the past several weeks. Think I missed something worth reading? Let me know in the comments section.

SSP: Why Study Patrick’s Scriptures?

This post is part of an ongoing series on the Scriptures of Saint Patrick of Ireland. “If we wish to sound the real depths of this great spiritual masterpiece, then, it is not enough to read it; we are advised to come to know, not only the sources, but also the context of its biblicalContinue reading “SSP: Why Study Patrick’s Scriptures?”