London, 1641

by Charlie Huenemann “Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased” – Daniel 12:4 London in the early 1640s London was an exciting place to be in 1641. The political uncertainty was both thrilling and terrifying: many Puritans, convinced that their suspected crypto-catholic king, Charles I, was in league with the Anti-Christ,…

On Birthdays

by Charlie Huenemann a family genius, flanked by two other celebrating guardian deities (from UTexas) “A genius is a god under whose protection each person lives from the moment of his birth.” This is the opinion of Censorinus, a Roman rhetorician of the third century CE. Censorinus tells us that our birthday celebrations are not…