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Search results for:  'Ecclesiastical Biography Lives Eminent Men Connected with the History Religion England'
Updated 06-24-2019

Women empowerment: what went wrong for Muslims? - Daily
Women empowerment: what went wrong for Muslims?  Daily Times

Quantitative approach to life disrespected the qualitative aspects. Due to positivism, logic and reasoning, everything which could not be quantified lost its worth.


Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Archives for October 2016 | - The New Today Newspaper
Archives for October 2016 |  The New Today Newspaper

A U.S District Court order granting a preliminary injunction for Chinese investor Charles Liu to repatriate foreign assets obtained for the purpose of building and ...


Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
The biography that changed biography forever - The
The biography that changed biography forever  The Washington Post

Eminent Victorians, published 100 years ago, took gleeful aim at the likes of Florence Nightingale and Thomas Arnold.


Wed, 31 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Turning the Tables on Same-Sex Marriage? Not with THIS
Turning the Tables on Same-Sex Marriage? Not with THIS Argument (2 of 2).  Patheos

A Christian blogger offers six suggestions to improve the rhetorical position of Christians arguing against same-sex marriage. I agree with him that the Christian ...


Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Challenges confronting Buddhists in Asia, with special
Challenges confronting Buddhists in Asia, with special reference to South Asia and South-East Asia  Asian Tribune

Speech delivered by Indian lawyer Mr. Shridhar Prabhu entitled ' Challenges confronting Buddhists in Asia, with special reference to South Asia and South-East ...


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
51 Female Inventors and Their Inventions That Changed
51 Female Inventors and Their Inventions That Changed the World and Impacted the History In a Revolutionary Way  Interesting Engineering

Here we pay tribute to some of the most courageous, innovative, and determined genius female inventors while we walk through their remarkable discoveries ...


Mon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
John of God's sexual assault arrest tarnishes Brazil
John of God's sexual assault arrest tarnishes Brazil's spiritist movement  Religion News Service

SAO PAOLO, Brazil (RNS) For decades John of God attracted crowds with his alleged faith healing powers, at first capitalizing on local spiritualist beliefs but ...


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Confederacy was built on slavery. How can so many
The Confederacy was built on slavery. How can so many Southern whites still believe otherwise?  The Washington Post

In July, a 62-year-old white man named Frank Earnest, one of the country's most ardent defenders of Confederate monuments, traveled 200 miles from his ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Top 10 Queens in England's History - BBC History
The Top 10 Queens in England's History  BBC History Magazine

From king's wives to queens regnant, who were the best, most successful female monarchs in English history? Historian Elizabeth Norton counts down her top ...


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How Christian theology lost its way - Religion News
How Christian theology lost its way  Religion News Service

(RNS) Miroslav Volf, founder of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture, is a distinguished theologian with more than a dozen books to his credit. His colleague ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
White House honors evangelicals 'for all the good work
White House honors evangelicals 'for all the good work they do'  Religion News Service

WASHINGTON (RNS) The White House hosted a dinner Monday night (Aug. 27) for about 100 evangelical Christian leaders and senior-level officials, ...


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vatican synod calls for women leaders 'at all levels
Vatican synod calls for women leaders 'at all levels,' avoids using LGBT or gay  Religion News Service

VATICAN CITY (RNS) A global summit of Catholic bishops on Saturday (Oct. 27) issued a powerful call for the inclusion of women in decision-making roles in ...


Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Can a Giant Christian Cross Be Secular? - Reason
Can a Giant Christian Cross Be Secular?  Reason

The challenge to a World War I memorial in Maryland illustrates the confusion caused by the Supreme Court's Establishment Clause cases.


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
10 Facts About Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites
10 Facts About Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites  BBC History Magazine

Who were the Jacobites? What happened at Culloden? How did Bonnie Prince Charlie die? Everything you need to know about Scotland and the 1745 ...


Tue, 27 Feb 2018 16:46:41 GMT
Patriarchal Encyclical for Holy Pascha - 2019 - Greek
Patriarchal Encyclical for Holy Pascha - 2019  Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

The experience of Resurrection belongs to the core of Orthodox identity. We celebrate the Lord's Resurrection not only during the feast of Holy Pascha and the ...


Sat, 27 Apr 2019 16:05:10 GMT
Library : The Moral and Psychological Effects of Music
Library : The Moral and Psychological Effects of Music: A Theological Appraisal  Catholic Culture

The Moral and Psychological Effects of Music: A Theological Appraisal A thorough survey of the views of Western philosophers and theologians on the ...


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 23:17:50 GMT
Religious women push lawmakers to investigate Kavanaugh
Religious women push lawmakers to investigate Kavanaugh, suspend confirmation  Religion News Service

WASHINGTON (RNS) Groups of religious women are speaking out about the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, citing their faith as ...


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Library : Sing to the LORD a New Song - Catholic Culture
Library : Sing to the LORD a New Song  Catholic Culture

Sing to the LORD a New Song Archbishop Alexander Sample on January 25, 2019, released a pastoral letter to the Archdiocese of Portland on sacred music for ...


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 21:04:57 GMT
Tulsi Gabbard: Religious bigotry is un-American - Religion
Tulsi Gabbard: Religious bigotry is un-American  Religion News Service

(RNS) I am proud to be the first Hindu American to have been elected to Congress and now the first Hindu American to run for president. While the headlines ...


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Interview with former UN official Brian Urquhart
Interview with former UN official Brian Urquhart (Part 1)  UN News

Sir Brian Urquhart, who celebrates his 94th birthday in February, is a living chronicle of a large chunk of 20th century history. Throughout his four decades of ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Principles for Approaching the Bible | James McGrath
Principles for Approaching the Bible | James McGrath  Patheos

The Jesus Creed blog shared a number of principles for biblical interpretation from John Walton, the deservedly renowned evangelical biblical scholar. While a ...


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A Pastor Cries Out for an End to a Favorite Christian
A Pastor Cries Out for an End to a Favorite Christian Listicle (LSP #83)  Patheos

I'll show you what this listicle entails, and why one Christian has cried out for an end to them. Then I'll show you why his cries will go unheeded. Today, Lord ...


Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Jesus, Genghis Khan and Joan of Arc Are Just Some of
Jesus, Genghis Khan and Joan of Arc Are Just Some of the Major Figures That Could Be Cut From AP World History Classes  TIME

Some educators are up in arms over a recent proposal by the College Board to begin the AP World History exam's scope in 1450 instead of the dawn of ...


Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Remember: Christ was a Palestinian refugee - Al Jazeera
Remember: Christ was a Palestinian refugee  Al Jazeera English

Jesus Christ stands as a towering figure of unity in the face of the divisions and hate being sown among us.


Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
More
More (Terrible) Reasons to Believe in Christianity's God  Patheos

We look at some of the other major reasons presented for belief in Christianity's claims.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Owen Chadwick, Eminent Historian of Christianity, Dies
Owen Chadwick, Eminent Historian of Christianity, Dies at 99  New York Times

The Rev. Owen Chadwick, an educator and prolific historian of Christianity whose works encompassed sweeping narratives, like his two-volume history of the ...


Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Pope Francis to Bishops of Central America: full text
Pope Francis to Bishops of Central America: full text  Vatican News

Pope Francis has addressed the Bishops of Central America (SEDAC) in the Church of Saint Francis of Assisi in Panama City. The Pope's meeting with his ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
It Keeps Me Seeking: The Invitation from Science, Philosophy
It Keeps Me Seeking: The Invitation from Science, Philosophy and Religion, by Andrew Briggs, Hans Halvorson and Andrew Steane  Times Higher Education (THE)

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Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Two Islamic State men linked to Sri Lanka Easter blasts
Two Islamic State men linked to Sri Lanka Easter blasts  The Hindu

They had returned from Syria and Iraq, Sri Lankan sleuths have found.


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The passion of St. Bakhita - Angelus News
The passion of St. Bakhita  Angelus News

Through the intercession of St. Bakhita let us pray that all men and women will come to know the saving presence of the Lord Jesus and thus be freed from ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Nigerian troubadour: Statehood or nationhood
The Nigerian troubadour: Statehood or nationhood?  TheCable

A mood is pervading the Nigerian social space, coalescing around the unworkability of the Nigerian state as both civic and national project. At the same time, ...


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 13:50:00 GMT
Can a Jew also be an atheist? Can a Muslim? A Christian
Can a Jew also be an atheist? Can a Muslim? A Christian?  Patheos

Two young Israeli Jews and a Muslim all atheists discuss religion and culture and war. Turns out, it's pretty complicated.


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Claire McCaskills Toughest Fight - The New Yorker
Claire McCaskills Toughest Fight  The New Yorker

Nicholas Lemann on one of the closest races of the midterms, in which the Missouri senator strategizes to save her seat from a Trump Republican.


Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bishops support campaign to make St Boniface patron
Bishops support campaign to make St Boniface patron saint of Devon 22 Mar 2019  Church Times

ANGLICAN and Roman Catholic bishops in the West Country are giving their joint support to a campaign to make St Boniface the patron saint of Devon.


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What is Neil Gorsuch's religion? It's complicated
What is Neil Gorsuch's religion? It's complicated  CNN

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was raised Catholic but attends an Episcopal church. Would he be the court's sixth Catholic justice or its only Protestant?


Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Steve Bannon's fascist far right Christian army is
Steve Bannon's fascist far right Christian army is marching on liberal Europe - and on the Pope | Opinion  Haaretz

Steve Bannon is trying to take his far right populist provocations to victory in Europe's ballot boxes - and to win Europeans' souls. Hard right, anti-immigrant, ...


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Torkom Movsesiyan: 'Actually All Men Can Perform Eastern
Torkom Movsesiyan: 'Actually All Men Can Perform Eastern Dances!'  The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Special to the Mirror-Spectator. YEREVAN/NEW YORK Torkom Movsesiyan is a dancer and cultural ambassador of the arts. His cultural organization ...


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In Israel, Christians embrace a simple, spiritual Christmas
In Israel, Christians embrace a simple, spiritual Christmas  Religion News Service

JERUSALEM (RNS) Growing up in England, Beverly Dwyer celebrated Christmas by going to church and spending time with her family, but it wasn't until she ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Lay off my God already! - Religion News Service
Lay off my God already!  Religion News Service

That's it. I am calling the ADL. Was it an anti-semitic incident? A swastika on a synagogue? A physical attack on Jews? No. Not this time. This time, it is an attack ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Patriarchal Proclamation for Christmas 2018 - All Archdiocese
Patriarchal Proclamation for Christmas 2018 - All Archdiocese News  Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

We glorify the Most-Holy and All-Merciful God, that we are again deemed worthy this year to reach the festive day of Christmas, the feast of the pre-eternal Son ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Top 20 Most Damning Bible Contradictions | Bob Seidensticker
Top 20 Most Damning Bible Contradictions | Bob Seidensticker  Patheos

You've probably seen lists of Bible contradictions. Here are my favorites. Play along at home and see which of these are your list, too. My focus here is just on ...


Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What Is a Real Man, According to the Bible? - Patheos
What Is a Real Man, According to the Bible?  Patheos

A conservative Christian site has a list of biblical rules for a modern man of God. But why stop there? Let's look to the Bible to find a more interesting list.


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
11 Questions For Atheists That Will Surely Make You
11 Questions For Atheists That Will Surely Make You Cringe  Patheos

Christian Answers has this list of questions up and while I appreciate the fact that they have attempted to use inviting language and a reasonable tone, what ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Month of St. Joseph: St. Joseph's Worry When Jesus
Month of St. Joseph: St. Joseph's Worry When Jesus Was Lost in the Temple  FSSPX.News

Another strange trial. As if it were not enough for men to torment Joseph, Jesus Himself became his persecutor. He cleverly slipped through his fingers and ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Humanae Vitae: Sex and authority in the Catholic Church
Humanae Vitae: Sex and authority in the Catholic Church  Religion News Service

(RNS) Fifty years ago, Pope Paul VI issued an encyclical that shook the Catholic Church to its core by declaring that every use of artificial contraceptives is ...


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The definitive guide to all the 2019 Sedona International
The definitive guide to all the 2019 Sedona International Film Festival movies  Sedona Red Rock News

Not sure what to see at the 2019 Sedona International Film Festival? Here is the only guide you'll need for all the full-length feature films. See what's playing.


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:49:18 GMT
Why I'll Stay, Why I Left - Commonweal
Why I'll Stay, Why I Left  Commonweal

These essays appear in the speacial collection 'Why We Came. Why We Left. Why We Stayed.' Access the entire package here. WHY I'LL STAY Ross Douthat.


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Winthrop's City Was Exceptional, not Exceptionalist
Winthrop's City Was Exceptional, not Exceptionalist  lareviewofbooks

What John Winthrop's Puritans can teach us about civic culture and moral authority.


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
As Christmas nears, Willow Creek hopes for a fresh
As Christmas nears, Willow Creek hopes for a fresh start  Religion News Service

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (RNS) Warm white lights twinkled on the artificial evergreen trees and garlands decorating the auditorium. The worship team sang ...


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
NT Wright: St Paul was an 'extremist' who would despair
NT Wright: St Paul was an 'extremist' who would despair at our church disunity  ChristianToday

What should modernity make of St Paul? It's one question the world-leading biblical scholar NT Wright has sought to engage in his latest book 'Paul: A ...


Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What did St Paul say about women? - BBC News
What did St Paul say about women?  BBC News

Did St Paul forbid women to have authority in the Church? Or was he part of an early Christian world in which many church leaders were women?


Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Slaying the Dragon of the Dark Ages - The New York
Slaying the Dragon of the Dark Ages  The New York Times

Eric Metaxas' Martin Luther seeks to make its subject attractive to a wide reading audience.


Mon, 18 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
I Am Not a Witch: Feminist Tragicomedy from Southern
I Am Not a Witch: Feminist Tragicomedy from Southern Africa  Patheos

Directorial intent is a curious thing. First-time feature director Rungano Nyoni claims that I Am Not a Witch was crafted as humorous satire, but freely admits that ...


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Faith or Not: a Much Needed Discussion About the Existence
Faith or Not: a Much Needed Discussion About the Existence (or Lack) of God  ghionjournal.com

Let me start off this discussion of faith by confessing one of my weaknesses I'm working on. I have a big ego. I'm not channeling Beyonce with that admission; my ...


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Twilight of American Evangelicals | Adam Lee
The Twilight of American Evangelicals | Adam Lee  Patheos

Even as white evangelical Christians bask in short-term victories, the future is slipping away from them a lot faster than they think.


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The meteoric rise of Olga Tokarczuk, Poland's pre-eminent
The meteoric rise of Olga Tokarczuk, Poland's pre-eminent novelist  The Calvert Journal

A leading light of Polish literature, Olga Tokarczuk has this year taken the English-speaking world by storm, winning the prestigious Man Booker


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Judging Columbus through history
Judging Columbus through history (Pt 2): The Church and the Sacralising of Columbus  Wired868

During Christopher Columbus' second voyage, reports of his conduct raised serious questions in Spain about his character. In 1500, during his third voyage, his ...


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
I produced an interfaith play. Then all hell broke
I produced an interfaith play. Then all hell broke loose  Religion News Service

(RNS) Christmas Mubarak! A beautiful Christmas greeting from Muslims to Christians. In Arabic, mubarak means blessed. So I was taken aback when ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Pope's canonization of Paul VI, Romero personal, political
Pope's canonization of Paul VI, Romero personal, political  Religion News Service

VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Francis will canonize two of the most important and contested figures of the 20th-century Catholic Church, declaring Pope Paul VI ...


Sat, 13 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Living With the Gods and Haunted by Christ review
Living With the Gods and Haunted by Christ review our undying faith  The Guardian

Neil MacGregor's historical survey and Richard Harries's collection of essays underscore the importance of religion to the modern world.


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ghana's 100-year-old imam who went to church - BBC
Ghana's 100-year-old imam who went to church  BBC News

Ghana's chief imam is a man of few words, but the 100-year-old Muslim cleric certainly knows how to make waves - by attending a Catholic Church *service* as ...


Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Opinion: The Mother Church is Sending Hope to America
Opinion: The Mother Church is Sending Hope to America  The Pappas Post

Like many in our community, I have been following the demise of the institution of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with great pain, not to.


Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Lucky Per: Denmarks Nobel-winning version of the Great
Lucky Per: Denmarks Nobel-winning version of the Great Scandinavian Novel  The Irish Times

Reports of the author's death were once exaggerated, unlike the greatness of his book, adapted by Bille August as A Fortunate Man.


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Lionel Trilling's Jewish Problem Mosaic - Mosaic
Lionel Trilling's Jewish Problem Mosaic  Mosaic

Lionel Trilling (1905-1975) was the grand master of America's Age of Criticism. A renowned literary authority who taught for many years at Columbia University, ...


Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Formal Election Announcement Mega Minima for Archbishop
Formal Election Announcement Mega Minima for Archbishop Elpidophoros - 2019  Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

NEW YORK Following the unanimous election of Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Bursa as Archbishop of America, His Eminence was presented with the ...


Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A Popular Blunder: Bringing Something Into Existence
A Popular Blunder: Bringing Something Into Existence with an If  Patheos

If. It's a little word, but Christians can use it to call up their godsor at least they think they can. Here's what to watch out for.


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Patriarchal Catechetical Homily at the Opening of Holy
Patriarchal Catechetical Homily at the Opening of Holy and Great Lent - 2019  Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

With the grace of God, the giver of all gifts, we have once again arrived at Holy and Great Lent, the arena of ascetical struggle, in order to purify ourselves with ...


Sun, 10 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Week - National Review
The Week  National Review

Planned Parenthood mistreats its pregnant employees? You should see what they do to their pregnant customers.


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
When Christianity Was in Charge, This Is What We Got
When Christianity Was in Charge, This Is What We Got  Patheos

Christianity has had its chance. It dominated Europe for over a thousand years. Christianity has a confident supernatural story, but here's what happens when ...


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What is wrong with white Christians? - Religion News
What is wrong with white Christians?  Religion News Service

This isn't meant to simply be a provocative question. A new survey from The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation offers the latest dispiriting news ...


Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
35 glimpses at Lemon Grove - San Diego Reader
35 glimpses at Lemon Grove  San Diego Reader

#1 On January 5, 1931, 75 Mexican-American children were expelled from the Lemon Grove Grammar School. By decree of the school board, the principal, ...


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ecumenical Patriarchate Elects New Archbishop of Australia
Ecumenical Patriarchate Elects New Archbishop of Australia  The Pappas Post

Filling a void in one of the largest communities of Greek Orthodox Christians following the death of Archbishop Stylianos, the synod of the Ecumenical.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Prophetic Pragmatism of Frederick Douglass - The
The Prophetic Pragmatism of Frederick Douglass  The New Yorker

Frederick Douglass, who has been called the greatest American of the nineteenth century, grew up as a slave named Frederick Bailey, and the story of how he ...


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Death of disability advocate Jean Vanier - RTE.ie
Death of disability advocate Jean Vanier  RTE.ie

The death has taken place of Jean Vanier, the pioneering Catholic theologian and philosopher who helped to fashion egalitarian ways of accompanying people ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Church and state an unhappy union? - The Guardian
Church and state an unhappy union?  The Guardian

The Church of England is in steep decline. With membership sinking to 14% of Britons, can it justify its place at the heart of the state?


Sun, 07 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Assyrians Commemorate Historic Leader - AINA
Assyrians Commemorate Historic Leader  AINA

News and Analysis of Assyrian and Assyrian-related Issues Worldwide.


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Favorite Books of 2018 | John Wilson - First Things
Favorite Books of 2018 | John Wilson  First Things

For many years when I was editing Books & Culture, I posted an annual list of favorites. Last December, a year after the end of B&C and a couple of months after ...


Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Happy 100th Birthday, Billy Graham - Religion News
Happy 100th Birthday, Billy Graham  Religion News Service

(RNS) Famed evangelist Billy Graham, who died Feb. 21, would have celebrated the centennial of his birth on Wednesday (Nov. 7). Here are 10 quotes from ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
John Lukacs, iconoclastic historian, dead at 95 - Yahoo
John Lukacs, iconoclastic historian, dead at 95  Yahoo News

NEW YORK (AP) John Lukacs, the Hungarian-born historian and iconoclast who brooded over the future of Western civilization, wrote a best-selling tribute to ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sizzle, spice and not very nice: 100 years of the tell
Sizzle, spice and not very nice: 100 years of the tell-all biography  The Guardian

Lytton Strachey's explosive biographies demolished reputations not even Florence Nightingale escaped his wrath. But what is his impact on life writing?


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'Prophet': Witches, Warlocks and Demons are Blocking
'Prophet': Witches, Warlocks and Demons are Blocking Believers' Prayers in Austin  Patheos

An Australian con man -- sorry, I mean "prophet" -- spoke at the Seers Conference in Austin, Texas and told the dupes and marks there that God wants to start a ...


Sat, 06 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Catholic Church Is a Dysfunctional Workplace
The Catholic Church Is a Dysfunctional Workplace  Foreign Policy

The present scandal in the Catholic Church in the United States has no obvious precedent. Demands that a sitting pope resign have been unknown since the ...


Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Odyssey Of Dr. Richard Simms An Art Collector
The Odyssey Of Dr. Richard Simms An Art Collector Like No Other  Forward

Editor's Note: This is the first story in a two-part series about the life and career of Dr. Richard Simms, a dentist who became one of the world's foremost art ...


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Stubbornly Jewish Worldview of the Soviet-Era Writer
The Stubbornly Jewish Worldview of the Soviet-Era Writer Friedrich Gorenstein  Mosaic

Friedrich Gorenstein (1932-2002) is a major figure in the history of 20th-century Russian literatureand a most curious one. On the one hand, his novels blend ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
UK's 'anti-Catholicism' is unfair to Princess Alexandra
UK's 'anti-Catholicism' is unfair to Princess Alexandra of Hanover  Patheos

Catholics always seem to be banging on about how 'persecuted' they are. Latest example: a complaint by Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith, writing for the Catholic ...


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Forgotten Feminisms: Ernestine Rose, Free Radical
Forgotten Feminisms: Ernestine Rose, Free Radical | by Judith Shulevitz | NYR Daily  The New York Review of Books

Ernestine Rose, circa 1850. It may seem strange to include the subject of three modern biographies in a column called Forgotten Feminisms. But mention the ...


Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
An Atheist Celebrates the Comfort of the Christian
An Atheist Celebrates the Comfort of the Christian Worldview  Patheos

In 2010, John Steinrucken wrote an article, Secularism's Ongoing Debt to Christianity. Like philosopher Antony Flew's ghost-written appeal to deism a few ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Catholic Ireland is Dead and Gone - The American Conservative
Catholic Ireland is Dead and Gone  The American Conservative

On May 25, voters in the Republic of Ireland will go to the polls in a referendum on whether access to abortion should be widened. The Eighth Amendment ...


Thu, 03 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Radical Origins of Christianity - The New Yorker
The Radical Origins of Christianity  The New Yorker

Emmanuel Carrre's The Kingdom explores how a tiny sect became a global religion.


Mon, 03 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Mohamed Salah, don't boycott Israeli Arabs. We're the
Mohamed Salah, don't boycott Israeli Arabs. We're the only reason Palestine wasn't lost completely  Haaretz

An open letter to the Egyptian soccer player from a Palestinian citizen of Israel.


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Matchless Master of Modern Hebrew Literature
The Matchless Master of Modern Hebrew Literature  Mosaic

This is the tenth and final essay in a series by Hillel Halkin on seminal Hebrew writers of the 19th and early-20th centuries. The preceding nine essays have ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
History's Headlines: The seeds of the little flower
History's Headlines: The seeds of the little flower  69News WFMZ-TV

Whiz by on Route 309 or I-78 near Coopersburg and you might glimpse it through the trees...the round cupola sitting atop a stone building.


Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
We Still Live Within the Mediated, Alienated World
We Still Live Within the Mediated, Alienated World of The Moviegoer  The New Yorker

Paul Elie writes about Walker Percy's novel The Moviegoer, from 1961, which transcends its Southern setting to become a thoroughly modern work of fiction.


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Card. Filoni: Holy See-China Provisional Agreement
Card. Filoni: Holy See-China Provisional Agreement of 'historical significance'  Vatican News

The Vatican newspaper, Osservatore Romano, publishes an interview with Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of ...


Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A Hegelian lesson on the ethics of marriage - ABC Local
A Hegelian lesson on the ethics of marriage  ABC Local

Hegel's theory of marriage is formulated against two rival conceptions: the Kantian contract theory of marriage and the Romantic notion that prioritises the love ...


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Critics of Pope Francis level new accusation of 'heresy
Critics of Pope Francis level new accusation of 'heresy'  America Magazine

A group of Catholics unhappy with Pope Francis have drafted a letter accusing him of heresy, the latest move in a years-long effort to discredit the pope's reform ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Religious Values | Aron Ra - Patheos
Religious Values | Aron Ra  Patheos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KNcBIfibYc Just before I left Texas to come here, I saw a Christian commenting on my Twitter feed that our humanist morality ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The orators helping Kerala fight against religious
The orators helping Kerala fight against religious revivalism  The Caravan

Sunil P Elayidom and Sunny Kapikad have been leading the charge to defend Kerala's renaissance values in the wake of the Sabarimala agitation.


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Witcraft by Jonathan Re and The History of Philosophy
Witcraft by Jonathan Re and The History of Philosophy by AC Grayling review head to head philosophy  The Guardian

Not many histories of philosophy begin with Hamlet. Jonathan Re, however, starts his new book in this unconventional way, largely because he is bored by ...


Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A Failing Papacy by RR Reno | Articles - First Things
A Failing Papacy by RR Reno | Articles  First Things

The current regime in Rome will damage the Catholic Church. Pope Francis combines laxity and ruthlessness. His style is casual and approachable; his church ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



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