The Crusades – Theology and Spirituality

Named after the Latin word for ‘Cross’, the Crusades were a series of epic military campaigns in which the flower of Western chivalry marched, rode and sailed many hundreds of miles in order to campaign to free the holy places of Palestine.

Some mistakes were made, particularly owing to Catholic hostility to Eastern Orthodox Christianity, but the fact is that the Crusades have been very unfairly maligned. This video goes deeper than sensationalist PC headlines….

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