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THE STRENGTH OF ORAL TRADITION

St Peter the Apostle preaching in the Catacombs

By Gabe Martini In a world characterized by the rationalism of the Enlightenment and the instant knowledge of Google, it’s hard to believe things have not always been so. In the ancient world, ideas, customs, stories, and even history were committed primarily not to books, but rather memorized through both poetry and song. They were preserved through oral tradition. And of ... Read More »