Category Archives: Crusades

Chivalrous Romance

An essay written by my friend Mr. Smith on the nature of Chivalrous romance within Sir Walter Scott’s historical adventure, “Ivanhoe.”  It provides some interesting analysis on the nature of Ivanhoe’s character. Enjoy! ———————————————————————————— Did Ivanhoe Marry the Right Woman? … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight of the Soul

It seems there is an underlying condemnation among several Christian groups for Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight.” The condemnations tend to focus on the sinister aspect of the Joker’s character, as well as how dark, gritty, and violent the film … Continue reading

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Robin Hood – Misses the Mark

Don’t let the post title deceive you, I am currently still analyzing the film and am arriving at some very mixed reviews.  I suppose I will have to join the many other professional reviews and give the film about 3 … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Face of the Master Race

An Introduction One of the most  controversial aspects of the 20th Century has been the Nazi attempt at formulating the “Master Race.” That is, a pure breed of artificially selected individuals who would work for the enhancement of German society … Continue reading

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Brothers in Christ – Road to Cavalry

Every soldier has two families.  The one he raises; and the one he raises hell with.   Life is the ultimate test of virtue.  Courage, fidelity, faith, honor, and trust.  All these virtues attest to the natural capability of men to … Continue reading

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The Social Secularization

Social secularization is a process which the modern world has been  undergoing through the last  50 years.  Though the movement might be traced back through the 19th Century, the 20th Century has seen the fruit of these radical ideologies which … Continue reading

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The Secret of Knighthood II

I wrote a post over a year ago, in which I discussed the importance of becoming the perfect knight. Stressing that perfection was not an attainable status, and that the path of knighthood was a constant and never-ending struggle with … Continue reading

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