Day: May 12, 2013

List of Mahdi Claimants Since the Advent of Islam

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  In Muslim eschatology, the Mahdi is a Messianic figure who, it is believed, will appear on Earth before the Day of Judgment and, alongside Jesus, will rid the world of wrongdoing, injustice and tyranny. People claiming to be the Mahdi have appeared across the Muslim world – in South Asia, Africa and the Middle East – and throughout history […]

Albigensian Crusade: We should not Forget, to Ensure, Separation of Church and State

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Albigensian Crusade Part of the Crusades Political map of Languedoc on the eve of the Albigensian Crusade Date 1209–1229 Location Languedoc, France Result Crusader and French victory Belligerents Crusaders  Kingdom of France Cathars  Counts of Toulouse  Crown of Aragon Commanders and leaders  Simon de Montfort†  Philip II […]

Spanish Inquisition

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see Spanish Inquisition (disambiguation). Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition in Spain Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición Spanish Inquisition Seal for the Tribunal in Spain. Type Type Tribunal under the election of theSpanish monarchy, for upholding religious orthodoxy in their […]