Living in Wonderland

December 1, 2006 by  
Filed under Society

In the television show 24, Kiefer Sutherland plays Jack Bauer, a federal agent for the United States Government’s fictional Counter Terrorism Unit. In the show, Bauer is portrayed as a man of action who always comes out on top, against all odds. Unfortunately, Jack Bauer also makes many questionable moral decisions. One such decision is […]

The Evolution of Christmas

Every year, Christians around the world sing hymns in celebration of the birth of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Today, Christmas is widely recognized as a season for charity, kindness, generosity and other virtues. Love is in the air and hearts are filled with joy. However, many would be surprised to learn that this […]

Saturnalia

December 1, 2006 by  
Filed under Is it Christian?

Saturnalia was an ancient Roman festival celebrated to honour the god Saturn. The celebration would start in mid-December and last from five to seven days, during which the courts and normal community business would be suspended. The Collins Encyclopaedia describes Saturnalia as a “large and important public festival” that took place in ancient Egypt from […]

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