Introduction

Humanity’s destruction globally looks inevitable, possibly imminent, using old and new instruments of death in the name of power, religion, God.

Eras of Exodus, Crusade and now Jihad waged in his name, be that Yahweh, The Father or Allah by Jews, Christians and Muslims his chosen peoples instructed through the Torah, Bible and Qu’ran.   Read more…

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The Calendar

Rome’s authority worldwide in the 11th century until the present day and beyond, is underlined through the calendar we use to record time and history.

Pope Gregory determined the year of Jesus’ birth and so our record of the passing years, decades, centuries, millennia begins there. The Gregorian calendar. Read more…

Cross Time?

Pope Gregory was a man who abandoned his privileged lifestyle and military standing to pursue a contemplative and reflective lifestyle in the service of Rome’s church He would become Bishop of Rome, reluctantly, in using his military, political and economic wisdom to save the city of Rome and facilitate the future reuniting of Rome’s feuding Western Empire and languishing Eastern Empire. Read more…

Saint Patrick

Patrick is the primary patron saint of, or on, the island of Ireland, along with Saints Brigid and Columba. Patrick is believed to have been brought to Ireland as a captured slave in the early 5th century..

The widely accepted details of Patrick on Ireland state he was captured by pagan raiders from Ireland and forced to labour as a shepherd boy, for six years, on the bleak Slemish mountain in County Antrim, Ulster. 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 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…