The Vision Of Constantine

Rome’s supposed conversion to Christianity, 16-1700 years ago thanks to the Emperor Constantine and his vision then dream to use the symbol of a cross to create the universal Roman and achieve victory for the Roman Empire.

The image of a cross below the sun, is a representation of the ‘image’ first seen by the Roman Emperor Constantine Read more…

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Creating The Universal Roman

Rome had long struggled to cope with the drain on finances as its riches were robbed whilst being transported to Rome. Rome’s Senate could never agree on a means to resolve the problem: provide the conquered with a Roman identity to induce respect, honesty and loyalty. Offering people membership of Rome.

Only those born of or in Rome, with family names could be called Roman.   Read more…

Catholicism

Those who had embraced the initial status of ‘quasi’ Roman identity, like the Roman Britanni on Great Britain and elsewhere throughout the empire would be the first to embrace this religion of Rome during the fourth, fifth and sixth centuries spreading the faith, bestowing a universal Roman identity.

The word Catholic comes from the Greek language and translates as ‘universal.’   Read more…

Saint David

David, or Dewi was Bishop of Menavia in the 6th century, born around 520. The date is uncertain, as was the year of his death: some say 589, others 601, most agree he died March 1st, the day in when he is celebrated.

We have to wait until 1090 AD for the definitive biography, Bucchedd Dewi. The account, Life of David, was written by Rhygyfarch, the son of a bishop Read more…

Saint George

Saint George, patron saint of England, is also patron saint of a few other places: Georgia; Malta; Gozo; Portugal and Romania. One of the most venerated Saints in the Catholic Church, ‘Georgios’ died on 23 April 303, the day named in his honour. He was born between 275-281 AD, almost certainly born in Lydda, Palestine; or Cappadocia, Turkey; or Silene, a fictional town in Libya…or fictional Beirut. Read more…

A Call to Students

Student pioneers on these islands, throughout Europe’s continent and beyond now asserting a future forged in facts, not faith, before faith proves fatal for life as we know it, knew it and imagine it can be.

Students, unafraid to stand with other interested parties – Academic, representatives of labour, political, sporting, cultural, even the religious. Read more…

A Polytheist Christian on the Magical Multiverse

Andrew Luke is a Polytheist Christian from Belfast and, in this Editor’s opinion, not someone who matches the stereotypical ‘born again’ fundamentalist believer in a Christ Messiah

Who is the great magician that makes the grass green?
Andy Luke

Grant Morrison, defines magic as ‘an absolute certainty in perceptual shift’, of reality becoming dream-like. Freud saw it as the power of wishes plus the motor impulse. Crowley defines magical operation is, ‘any event in nature brought to pass by will’. “The Art”, as it was known, is a literal definition for Alan Moore. Interchangeable with magic, he sees a science of language where to cast a spell simply means, to spell, where a book of spells, a grimoire, is grammar. Read more…