Blog Posts - City Of God



The Philosopher’s Lexicon: Theodicy

Welcome back to The Philosopher’s Lexicon. My primary goal in this series is to explore common philosophical vocabulary, hopefully transforming these words from useless jargon into meaningful terms. My secondary goal is to highlight how contentiou...
by Stories & Soliloquies on May 6, 2016

My Beloved Monsters

Once upon a time I felt radical in claiming that monsters and religion shared a pedigree. Having grown up fascinated by Universal, as well as much cheaper and more tawdry, monster movies, I always experienced a twinge of guilt. My … Continue re...

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

Philosopher Fridays: Augustine on the Promise of Hope

Welcome to Philosopher Fridays, where I aim to expose the academic underpinnings of my thoughts on story-telling and writing. In this series I make no attempt to give a comprehensive view of any of the philosophers I tackle, but instead pick …...
by Stories & Soliloquies on Dec 26, 2014

The best Brazilian movies of the 2000s

This ranking presents the best Brazilian movies produced in the 2000s. There is no doubt that CIty of God is the best film of the list. The movie was a success of public, not only in Brazil but also internationally.  A Dog’s Will (O Auto da Co...
by Mrankings on Dec 5, 2014

Thrashback Thursday: “City Of God” By Sodom

Sodom formed in 1981 and played a pivotal role in the rise of thrash metal. They are widely considered to be (along with Kreator, Tankard, and Destruction) to be one of the big four of German thrash. Through numerous lineup changes and stylistic expe...
by Geeks of Doom on Oct 23, 2014

HOLY BLESSiNGS

ostern steht vor der tür, ein garant für schokohasen und ein lustiges eierversteckspiel. die eigentliche bedeutung des festes gerät dabei meistens in den hintergrund. höchste zeit, als gläubige christin an den sinn zu erinnern. wenn auch in erst...
by nevereverever.me on Apr 18, 2014

10 Must See Brazilian Movies

Before I moved to Brazil, I filtered my Netflix and searched the Internet for Brazilian movies and documentaries to gain some perspective on life here in Brazil. Although many of the Brazilian movies were based on drug trafficking, poverty and favela...
by Tourist 2 Townie on Mar 30, 2014

The Tale of Two Cities

The Tale of Two Cities Barbarian invaders stampeded across Europe like herds of elephants, trampling everything in their path. Roman legions, unable to defend their 10,000-mile frontier, collapsed; the intruders penetrated Italy to the gates of Rome...
by Laboring In The Lord on Aug 24, 2013

Hush, My Soul

Lifespans were shorter in earlier days, and the Lord’s workers were not unaffected. Medical science was young, hospitals were scarce, disease was rampant, and every home had its deathbed scenes. But Christians, it was noticed, “died well.” Here...
by Laboring In The Lord on Jan 27, 2013

The Tale of Two Cities

For three days Rome was plundered. Women were attacked, the wealthy slaughtered, art destroyed, and the city battered beyond recognition.
by Laboring In The Lord on Aug 24, 2012

Video: Fred The Godson – Moniques Room (IDGAF)

Fred The Godson delivers another classic; this time raw, uncut and for the exes. See exactly why Fred doesn’t give a F*ck anymore in this ultra sexy hit featuring Remo The Hitmaker directed by Taya Simmons. This track is off City Of God, out no...
by EveryoneLovesHipHop on Apr 16, 2012

INC rally is SPIRITUAL, not POLITICAL

The Iglesia Ni Cristo evangelical mission tomorrow is a sure-fire headline hugger and for the wrong reasons--some people try to lace it with political poison. If you only know where, really, this religious group began, this event tomorrow will not be...
by New Philippine Revolution on Feb 26, 2012


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