Etymology. The country's place name Sudan is a name given to a geographical region to the south of the Sahara, stretching from Western Africa to eastern Central Africa.The name derives from the Arabic bilād as-sūdān (بلاد السودان), or "the lands of the Blacks". The name is one of several toponyms sharing similar etymologies, ultimately meaning "land of the blacks" or similar. James the Just, or a variation of James, brother of the Lord (Hebrew: יעקב Ya'akov; Greek: Ἰάκωβος Iákōbos, can also be Anglicized as Jacob), was an early leader of the Jerusalem Church of the Apostolic Age, to which Paul was also affiliated.He died in martyrdom in 62 or 69 AD.. Catholics and Eastern Orthodox, as well as some Anglicans and Lutherans, teach that James, along. Many Christians believe that God has removed His prohibition on unclean meat for them. But the Bible clearly teaches that God's prohibition has not been removed. A Helpful Tool to Postal Historians. Here you have a Perpetual Calendar which allow you to find the weekday for any date (both Julian and Gregorian dates). Whether your country changed from Julian to Gregorian calender in 1582 or in 1900 it is easy to find the day of week (DOW) of a specific date - independent of the year of the change. Why and when the Crusades? The Christianity originated in the Byzantine Empire in XII century as Oriental Orthodox Catholic religion that went in the XII - XV centuries through the subsequent splits, mutations into the competing Orthodox, Catholic, Western, Eastern and Oriental Christianity, Mithraism, Judaism, Buddism, and Islam. Thus the Book of Revelation seems to describe an enemy of the early Christians that is a complex combination of two enemies who conspire against the early Church, and later turn on each other. Ooh, nice. I’ll have to listen to it this evening. Together, the recent papers on the genetics of the Corded Ware/Battle Ax people make it highly likely that the non-Anatolian branch of IE expanded with the brown-eyed, lactose-tolerant hordes of the Yamnaya culture. Currently in the Liturgies of daily Mass we have been reading the Book of Revelation. It is commonly read at the end of the liturgical year, for it bespeaks the end of, and passing qualities of all things of this world.