The Benchmark

“To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.” Saint Thomas Aquinas.     (Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this blog and/or photographs without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and…

Saint John the Baptist

From Jewish Antiquities written by Flavius Josephus in about 93 AD: “Now some of the Jews thought that the destruction of Herod’s army came from God as a just punishment of what Herod had done against John who was called the Baptist. For Herod had killed this good man, who had commanded the Jews to exercise virtue,…