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Deus Vult

November 15, 2011

Deus vult (Latin for “God wills it”) was the cry of the people at the declaration of the First Crusade by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095. This became the motto of the First Crusade.

But what on earth made them think God wanted it? Their mistake was to neglect the clear teaching of Scripture against it. Let us not follow them