In reading, Searching Below the Surface: A Deeper Look at Covenant and Contract, one expects simple answers to complex issues. However, exploring a much-needed contrast between how the God of the Bible functions in a covenant manner and the Islamic Allah in a contractual way will take the reader into a Scripture dig. The foundations help one to understand marriage as an outcome of these beliefs, leading each of us to discover why biblical marriage is covenantal, not contractual – like Islam.[Read more…] about Searching Below the Surface – Looking into unexpected Islamic ideas.
Starting from Hadrian’s Gate to the Port of Antalya, this tour will walk near to former Greek Churches of Kaleiçi. A path that replicates the area that the Apostle Paul walked from Perge to the Antalya Port.[Read more…] about Finding Hidden Churches – Walking Tour of Kaleiçi, Antalya
God is God, and he can declare his Oneness the way he wants! Confusion about God’s Oneness often leads to irrationality. Is Oneness One numerically or a Unity of Persons?[Read more…] about Beyond Absurdity with God’s Oneness
Visiting Ephesus and Florence will give a new glimpse into why the Virgin Mary is worshiped. Linking the Council of Ephesus declaration labeling her the mother of God that results in a hidden Savior on her lap.[Read more…] about Probing the Hidden Savior on Mary’s Knee
Despite the attempts to make the building an Islamic exhibition, take advantage of some new glimpses on your Hagia Sophia visit (Aya Sofya Camii). Once the largest church in the world from 537 to 1520 AD. As advertised: Once a church, Later a Mosquehttps://muze.gen.tr/muze-detay/ayasofya Still, many Byzantine sacred symbols reveal the past purpose.[Read more…] about New Glimpses in the Hagia Sophia
The Hagia Sophia, the jewel of Justinian’s reign, has withstood earthquakes, vandalism, and religious exchange – still, even with the covering of Islam, the place reveals, for those willing to seek, the beauty of hidden crosses.[Read more…] about Hidden Crosses in the Hagia Sophia Courtyard
Ataturk put the beauty of the Hagia Sophia on exhibition for the world to see, but in 2020, Erdogan re-purposed the space to display Islam. As a result, a visit hides multiple Christian sacred items once displayed for touring. This write-up will detail the hidden Christianity that the Hagia Sophia now shuns.[Read more…] about What’s Shunned Now at the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul