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The Marriage of Religion and Technology: Reading Apple’s Allegorical Advertising

The Marriage of Religion and Technology: Reading Apple’s Allegorical Advertising

Brett T. Robinson August 3, 2013 1

Brett T. Robinson explores the religious influences on Steve Jobs and how they shaped Apple . . .

Sterilizing the Bible

Sterilizing the Bible

Charles Halton July 31, 2013 13

Charles Halton reads Melissa Mohr’s Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing and questions modern . . .

The Havoc Freedom Wrought – By David de Bruijn

The Havoc Freedom Wrought – By David de Bruijn

David de Bruijn July 15, 2013 0

Opinion: David de Bruijn proposes a reconsideration of authoritarianism They that are discontented under monarchy . . .

Re-Examining Hanukkah

Re-Examining Hanukkah

John Ma July 9, 2013 7

John Ma deconstructs the Maccabean History The Seleucid king Antiochus IV persecuted the Jews, prohibited . . .

Searching for the Meaning of “Russian”

Searching for the Meaning of “Russian”

Simon Rabinovitch July 2, 2013 0

Simon Rabinovitch on national questions, nostalgia, and the Orthodox Church in Putin’s Russia In St. . . .

On the Ritual Fringes

On the Ritual Fringes

Kari Hofmaister Tuling May 23, 2013 0

Rabbi Kari Hofmaister Tuling isn’t putting down her tallit. She explains the history, politics, and . . .

The Church’s New Abraham

The Church’s New Abraham

David Cloutier March 21, 2013 0

No longer an ark in a flood, the Church under Francis is on a journey. . . .

A Pope from the Ends of the Earth – By Thomas Bolin

A Pope from the Ends of the Earth – By Thomas Bolin

Thomas Bolin March 16, 2013 0

Francis redraws the Church’s map. It’s about time. Gesture is the language of the Roman . . .

Is there a political theory in the Hebrew Bible?

Is there a political theory in the Hebrew Bible?

Phillip M. Sherman February 28, 2013 0

Phillip Sherman looks past Athens reading Michael Walzer’s In God’s Shadow. What is the relationship . . .

John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and the upcoming conclave: Considering the role of the pope in a post-Christian world

John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and the upcoming conclave: Considering the role of the pope in a post-Christian world

Brian Flanagan February 27, 2013 1

Like Nixon in China, Benedict reshaped the image of the papacy. Two weeks after Pope . . .