February 2020

Secretary for Foreign Tongues

With the parliamentary victory in the Civil War, Milton used his pen in defence of the republican principles represented by the Commonwealth. The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates (1649) defended the right of the...

Civil War, Prose Tracts, and Marriage

On returning to England where the Bishop’s Wars presaged further armed conflict, Milton began to write prose tracts against episcopacy, in the service of Puritan and Parliamentary cause. Milton’s first foray into polemics was...

To Travel Abroad

In the year 1638, accompanied by a manservant, Milton undertook a tour of the Continent for about 15 months, most of which he spent in Italy, primarily in Rome and Florence. The Florentine academies...

His early life

In his early life, Milton’s paternal grandfather, Richard was very committed to the Roman Catholic religion. Richard expelled his son John, who is the poet’s father from the family home in Oxfordshire for reading...

Who was John Milton?

Artwork Unknown – John Milton was born December 9th, 1608 and he died on November 8th, 1674. He was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and was a civil servant for the Commonwealth...

Don’t fear Lust

Since it is Valentines Day, let’s talk about Lust. In a time of wanting love and having sexual desires, we start to get very eager about wanting it; whether it is wanting it with...

Ephesians 6:5

(Ephesians 6:5) 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. — Now, here is a funny but yet an interesting bible...

Abaddon – John Bunyan

(Apollyon (top) battling Christian in John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress.) – The Hebrew term Abaddon (Hebrew: אֲבַדּוֹן‎ Avaddon, meaning “doom”), and its Greek equivalent Apollyon (Greek: Ἀπολλύων, Apollýōn) appear in the Bible as both...

Mormons and the LGBTQ+ Community

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4612014/Mormon-girl-mic-cut-church-comes-gay.html?ito=social-facebook – While I was reading that article, I thought how hypocritical the Mormon church is. The young girl chose to come out as gay but when she did the two church officials turned...

Muslims in the Islamic Country | LGBTQ+

In the Islamic Country being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, etc is frowned upon on. It is disgusting that the Anti-LGBTQ+ will kill those for their own sexuality. Killing those who are not of...