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“Devil Be Gone!” : Temptation, Sin, and Satan in Medieval Manuscripts

By Jenny Weston For most God-fearing medieval Christians the Devil was ‘legitimately scary’. He (and his band of demonic followers) presented a very real threat to one’s spiritual fortitude—always out to trick, torment, and tempt good Christians into a life … Continue reading

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A Medieval Saint in Modern Times

By Jenneka Janzen Being Canadian, naturally I’ve grown up with the jolly Santa Claus of North America. Although I’d heard some about the Dutch Sinterklaas, this week’s largely unfamiliar festivities have encouraged me to take a deeper look at the … Continue reading

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