1856 – Born in the Smith Valley area southeast of Carson City, Nevada. 1870 – He was taken in by David Wilson, who was a rancher in the Yerington, Nevada area. – Wovoka gained a reputation as a powerful shaman early in adulthood as he was adept at magic tricks. – ..
1509 – Juan de Valdes was born. 1528 – Juan, who probably studied at the university of Alcala, first appears as the anonymous author of a politico-religious Diálogo de Mercurio y Caron, written and published. 1531 – He removed to Rome, where his criticisms of papal policy were condoned. 1533 – On the 12th of ..
Spanish ascetic, mystic, carmelite nun, and saint. Co-founded reformed Carmelite order. Patron saint of Spa..
French anthropologist, Jesuit clergyman, paleontologist, and theologian ordained Jesuit priest 1911 co-discovered Peking Man 1929 interpreted biological evolution as concurrent with divine creation, with endpoint of evolution corresponding to second coming of Christ identified human consciousness as evolutionary catalyst, while identifying entropy with evil and sin wrote "Phenomenon of Man" ..
European (possibly Portuguese-born) adventurer, occultist, and s..
Russian mystic. Advisor to Nicholas II. Murder..
Italian ascetic, mystic, Capuchin friar, and Catholic saint. Beatified 1999 AD. Canonized 2002 ..
1895 – Born in Madanapalle, India on the 12th of May. 1903 – The family settled in Cudappah where Krishnamurti in a previous stay had contracted malaria, a disease with which he would suffer recurrent bouts over many years. 1920 – He spent much time in the U.S. and Europe. 1929 – He broke with ..
Judean Jewish martyr, prophet, and religious leader. Baptized by John the Baptist. Began large-scale ministry and gathered twelve apostles, establishing basis for Christian church. As charismatic leader, aroused fear among Roman secular authorities and Jewish priesthood. Upon betrayal by Judas Iscariot at Gethsemane, seized by Roman soldiers and brought before Sanhedrin ..