Uncovering Christianity: Exploring The Roots Of The West #10 – Creation

Thus far in this series, we have explored many of the intrinsic parts of humanity, many things that make up the strong foundation upon which Western Civilization lies. We have pulled the curtains back on Christianity, taking an in-depth look at the values and ways of living well that it teaches us. And while we have yet many more aspects to discuss, it is at … Continue reading Uncovering Christianity: Exploring The Roots Of The West #10 – Creation

Uncovering Christianity: Exploring The Roots Of The West #9 – Kindness and Charity, Freely Given

One of the great notions of Western Civilization and Christianity is our penchant for kindness and charity. Often, we give up our own time, of our own accord, to help others in whatever way we can. It might be cooking a meal for a friend or family member who is going through a tough time, helping the elderly with regular tasks, volunteering to help those … Continue reading Uncovering Christianity: Exploring The Roots Of The West #9 – Kindness and Charity, Freely Given

Uncovering Christianity: Exploring The Roots Of The West #8 – Leaders And Followers; Shepherds And Sheep

In many instances in this world, we are either one of two things: a leader, or a follower. There are those of us who take the reins, who shoulder the great responsibility of leadership, and there are those who would rather defer judgement on a wide range of matters to others, typically those who they believe can make the most informed decisions and guide them … Continue reading Uncovering Christianity: Exploring The Roots Of The West #8 – Leaders And Followers; Shepherds And Sheep

Uncovering Christianity: Exploring The Roots Of The West #7 – Family Values

Since the dawn of Western Civilization, there have been key pillars upon which society has been built. One of the most valuable of those is the family. The family represents unity, love, strength, and courage all in one. It is where we begin our journey as human beings in this life, where we are nurtured and raised. It is where we are conditioned to the … Continue reading Uncovering Christianity: Exploring The Roots Of The West #7 – Family Values

Uncovering Christianity: Exploring The Roots Of The West #6 – The Sanctity Of Life

Human life is precious. That should go without saying. However, in this day and age, it seems this basic tenet of society has been forgotten, or more maliciously, deliberately tossed aside. The problem that arises is that when we cast aside human life as if it does not intrinsically matter to building and maintaining a decent, thriving society, we also discard the very soul of … Continue reading Uncovering Christianity: Exploring The Roots Of The West #6 – The Sanctity Of Life