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Cynthia Stewart


Medieval heresy, medieval women, Catholic Church origins and development

Cynthia Stewart has taught courses in the history of Christian thought, theology, philosophy, and medieval studies.

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Recent Articles

Creating Space

Terry Hersheys The Power of Pause invites the reader to weave stillness into the fabric of their days Read More »

Holidays and Holy Days, Catholic Style

Ultimately these holidays are about love Read More »

Catholics Do This ... #10: Holy Water

In baptisms and solemn Masses, from blessing the fields to curing sick horses, holy water has found its way into many parts of Catholic life. Read More »

All Saints/All Souls

All Saints and All Souls commemorate loss and the common experience of death but also proclaim the community of those still living with those who have gone before Read More »

Catholics Do This but They Don't Do That #9: Relics

Catholics dont worship saints bones or use them to cast magic spells but they do venerate the remains of the holy dead Read More »