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 […]