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Tracing the sacred origins of wine

Reading Time: 3 minutes OnlySky · Tracing the sacred origins of wine | Becky Garrison While many in the Western world might associate the sacred origins of wine with Christian and Jewish rituals, the actual history of wine and biodynamic wine in particular can be traced to Persia. Here, a Persian folktale illuminates wine’s mythical origins: When a lady […]

Posted inHistory, Religion

The Silence of Pamphile of Epidaurus (1st-Century Fridays #10)

Reading Time: 7 minutes Hi and welcome back! It’s Friday, and that means our attention turns to history. Specifically, we focus on a voice from the 1st century to see if they said anything about Jesus or Christianity during Jesus’ supposed lifetime.  This time around, that voice is female. Pamphile of Epidaurus wrote some excellent histories, so let’s see if […]

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