Skip to comments.Christopher Columbus Deserves His Holiday
Posted on 10/09/2017 7:23:27 AM PDT by DWW1990
One of the most skilled mariners of his day, Christopher Columbus not only knew that the earth was a sphere, but was also extremely capable in all of the known science required to navigate an ocean. In addition, Columbus was a devoted Christian who was known to be a man of prayer and a serious student of Gods Word.
Born in late 1451 to Domenico Colombo, a poor to middle-class wool weaver, and Susanna Fontanarossa, at a young age Cristoforo (Italian for Christ-bearer) Colombo showed intelligence, drive, and a distinct impression of God at work in his life.
As Columbus would explain later in his life:
"I have had commerce and conversation with knowledgeable people of the clergy and the laity, Latins and Greeks, Jews and Moors, and with many others of different religions. Our Lord has favored my occupation and has given me an intelligent mind. He has endowed me with a great talent for seamanship; sufficient ability in astrology, geometry, and arithmetic; and the mental and physical dexterity required to draw spherical maps . . . with everything in its proper place.
With access to the personal papers of Columbus, noted sixteenth century missionary, theologian, historian, and Dominican friar Bishop Bartolomé de Las Casas was able to describe in great detail the Divine Providence present in Columbuss life. In order to achieve one of the mightiest and divine exploits in the history of the world, Las Casas noted that when the time had come, the divine and supreme Master entrusted the illustrious and great Christopher Columbus with virtue, mind, zeal, labours, knowledge, and wisdom.
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The revisionist assault on Columbus and “whiteness” is an attempt to disassemble and destroy the American nation. Instead decent people should destroy the Left and its political agent, the Democratic Party.
If we allow Columbus to fall, the legimacy of all Christendom is suspect. They know that.
The American left would prefer if our nation were led by the godless, murderous, human-sacrificing heathens so prevalent in the “New World” Columbus found.
It is the faith of Columbus they most despise and why he is such a target.
Make some other day Indigenous Peoples Day, that should solve the problem.
A small point: Everybody knew the Earth was a sphere. It had been known for over a thousand years. The notion that Columbus was butting against a prevailing flat earth orthodoxy is a 19th century invention.
Wait, draw me a map !
How does the disproval of Christopher Columbus effect Christendom ?
And he knew the world was a sphere ? Yes. Everyone did. For a very, very long time.
If Europeans had not wiped out the Aztecs, there would be no indigenous people left. They, above all people, should celebrate Columbus.
What did Indigenous People’s do for their own holiday again ,I think I missed it
Not according historical revisionists who want to paint the European faithful as ignorant.
What that meme says is what all Whites need to say. Let them have hysterical fits and call us names. Who cares? We’ve been cowering and giving in, and what’s it gotten us? They leech off us and call us names, anyway.
Yeah, that line is a little strange b/c of the lack of context. This piece is taken directly from the book “The Miracle and Magnificence of America.” The chapter begins with a cartoon reference to a flat earth that derides biblical “fundamentalists” (like Columbus).
Probably sacrificed one of their own (or at least someone from a rival tribe).
Ironically, Eratosthenes (about 200 B.C.) accurately calculated the circumference of the earth (probably within a few hundred miles of the correct figure). Columbus’ estimate was thousands of miles off, which is why he thought it was possible to sail from Spain to Japan.
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