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The Crucified God: A Death in Pictures – by Ed Simon

The Crucified God: A Death in Pictures – by Ed Simon

Ed Simon April 11, 2017 0

Ed Simon asks, What’s so Good about Friday? “That we are sound, substantial flesh and blood – Again, in spite of that, we call this Friday good.” T.S. Eliot, The Four Quartets (1940) “If

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Utmost Malice of Their Stars: The 350th Anniversary of Annus Apocalypses — by Ed Simon

Utmost Malice of Their Stars: The 350th Anniversary of Annus Apocalypses — by Ed Simon

Ed Simon September 15, 2016 0

Is 2016 an apocalyptic year? And two dire Comets, which have scourg’d the Town In their own Plague and Fire have breath’d their last, Or, dimly, in their sinking sockets frown. –John Dryden, Annus

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Apocalypse is the Mother of Beauty – By Ed Simon

Apocalypse is the Mother of Beauty – By Ed Simon

Ed Simon June 20, 2016 0

Consider, Boethius. He was a descendent of a noble Italian family, a beneficiary of a classical education, and in some ways the last of the Romans. In the sixth century he found himself accused

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The Death of God, Again by Ed Simon

The Death of God, Again by Ed Simon

Ed Simon May 10, 2016 2

The fullest affirmation of God comes in His denial. A young, attractive blonde woman with a fashionable pixie haircut sits anxiously in the waiting room of her exclusive Upper West Side gynecologist’s office. She

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