Thursday, April 16, 2015


The following video about Pompeii is recommended (but obviously not required) for tomorrow's post. The video requires an email address in order to view it, but if that is not something you want to do then that is (obviously) okay. The main point about the video is the comparisons made between Pompeii and Herculaneum to Sodom and Gomorrah, and that the destruction of the two cities was viewed as a judgment upon their sexual wickedness and because of the destruction of the Temple at Jerusalem nine years prior.

Mount Vesuvius and the Fear of God