Expectancy of Life Beyond the Grave

My teacher of the western literature course I am taking asked me write about if “The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi provided the common man with confidence about his own life beyond the grave.” According to my teacher “there was no preaching about how to avoid purgatory for the common man.” So, the … More Expectancy of Life Beyond the Grave

Setting an Example

“Did the early medieval literature that you have read encourage Christians to exercise political leadership?”   Yes, certain pieces of literature did encourage Christians to be involved in political leadership. Justin the Mary Martyr and Polycarp, who was also a martyr, both encouraged Christians to stand up to bureaucrats who did not obey God. Justin … More Setting an Example