Love and do what thou wilt

“Love, and do what thou wilt.” It is a saying that I am familiar with from Aleister Crowley, the famous occultist. But it turns out the saying has a much more ancient and surprising origin. It comes from Saint Augustine in fact, from his Seventh Homily on the Letter of John. Here is the context:Continue reading “Love and do what thou wilt”

Augustine slams Creationism

So you think the questioning of young earth creationism is a new thing? Well, here are some pearls of wisdom on Genesis 1 from Augustine of Hippo, from over a thousand years ago: It not infrequently happens that something about the earth, about the sky, about other elements of this world, about the motion and rotation orContinue reading “Augustine slams Creationism”