Millions step into cathedrals and chapels on a regular basis. The history of these places of worship offers important insights into Christianity.
Some people are comparing current times with the apocalypse. In ancient texts, apocalyptic messages cultivated endurance and encouragement through dire circumstances.
The Greeks treated their city-states like bodies. To protect them from disasters, it was the poor that were often sacrificed.
The Babylonians' calendar was passed down from civilization to civilization.
Hell-themed Halloween attractions play on people's fears. The early depictions of hell were meant to use fear as a moral guide to help others.