Last week we began discussing dimensions of God’s vision for the Church and individual Christians. This week we’ll bear down on the political dimension of God’s grand vision and the implications for you as a Christian. Again, this week you’re going to have a paradigm shift of your perspective on Christianity. We noted last week Read more about The Political Dimension Of Christianity[…]
Some say the Notre Dame Cathedral is the symbol of Christianity in France, and even Europe. Maybe, maybe not. The name is French for “Our lady”. The church was named after Mary, the mother of Jesus. It was built for almost two centuries between 1163 and 1345. It’s an architectural icon for its pioneering use of rib vault, flying buttress, and those huge colourful windows. Her two spires were the tallest structures in Paris until completion of Eiffel tower in 1889. During the French revolution it was desecrated and much of her religious imagery was destroyed. Interestingly Napoleon Bonaparte was coronated at the Notre Dame. That was in 1804. Two hundred years later, on April 15, 2019 the cathedral caught fire.