Before it transformed into a sprawling metropolis, Metro Manila is composed of farmlands and small countryside villages.
Before the coming of the Spaniards, Filipinos kept their little idols called Larauan in memory of their departed ancestors.
The Magi visited Jesus when he was a “child” in his “house” not in a manger and certainly, the magi were not kings.
Every 30th of December we don't just commemorate the martyrdom of Jose Rizal, we also remember his burial and re-internment.
The four centuries between the end of the Old Testament and the beginning of the New Testament is referred to as the intertestamental period (some refer to it as the 400 silent years due to the gap in the biblical record and the silencing of the prophetic voice).
The Triumphal Entry was Jesus’ act of proclaiming himself as the Messiah!
The idea of writing a novel came out when Rizal realized that Filipinos were almost an unknown nation in Europe. In Madrid they mistaken to be Chinese. “Street urchins ran after them shouting ‘Chink! Chink!’ And indeed, half in self-mockery, half in defiance, the Filipinos in Madrid referred to one another as ‘slit-eyed Chinese’” (Leon Ma. Guerrero, The First Filipino).
The story of Ibrahim (Abraham) is also recorded in the book of Genesis of the Jewish and Christian Bible. There are differences though, such as, in Islamic belief the son is Ishmael not Isaac, while in Christian tradition the name of the father is Abraham not Ibrahim.
Philippine independence was proclaimed on June 12, 1898 in the presence of a huge crowd at the ancestral home of General Emilio Aguinaldo between four and five in the afternoon […]
History Visita Iglesia or the Seven Churches Visitation or simply put, Church Visit is an ancient Roman Catholic Lenten tradition to visit seven churches on the evening of Holy Thursday. […]
The Israelites were at a plain east of Jordan where they can clearly see Canaan – The Promised Land. Right in this location, Moses rehearsed the Law after a substantial […]