Pope Urban II and the Crusades (Part 1)

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Often, people suppose that the Crusades were, primarily, fought on the basis of material gain and/or greed. That perception seems understandable – that is exactly what you will learn in any school which you attend, Christian and non-Christian alike – but the other side to the story is rarely heard.

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Monday Update – Week of February 18th, 2013

Welcome to yet another Monday Update displaying my wide-ranging interests. Kidding! Theology and video games, maybe! Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – As you may or may not know, on a previous podcast I intimated something to the effect that MGR:R simply wasn’t worth the price of admission. Well, at least at…

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