thought still remains in the foreground of human progress in the battle
obstructionism and cultural
Seven Gates to Freedom
brief, yet dramatic journey
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The Muslim world declares Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is a Mosque.
Yet the fact is, Hagia Sophia was, is, and will always remain a
To worship in Hagia Sophia,
Muslims indeed honor and worship JESUS CHRIST, whose loving grace anoints
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Freedom provided by Constantine the Great enabled him
establish Christianity in the Empire.
The Edict of Milan in 313 A.D. allowed tolerance
and freedom of religion throughout.
Reliable history book sources attest to this fact. Although far more a
soldier than a
book devotee, Constantine as history reports displayed considerable academic
to deal with issues in the letters and in art. The book Seven Gates to
Freedom and its
accompanying art—like with other contemporary religious art and
those of Western history since Constantine's time—all owe their presence to
and freedom of religion he set forth.
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Constantine the Great began his eventful climb in York, England and
reached the apex of his achievement in Constantinople, the City that he founded
and named after himself (Constantine+Polis
By means of these pages, our readers travel through time, touching
upon the early periods, including that of Constantine, of historical
Constantinople, and of Hagia Sophia—the nexus of the Christian world—to
arrive at places and events of our present day.
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Western Christian groups expanded, bringing forth the flower of Western
Civilization. That limit is the Western Hemisphere as a whole, and in
particular the coast of California near San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge
where the two groups converged as they approached from the North and from the