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It is a visual language with which we are almost all familiar. It’s cold and snowing outside, but inside, next to a crackling fire, it’s warm and cozy. The tree is a deep green, festooned … more
The New York Times reports a massive increase in new holiday movies this year. Disney, Netflix, Lifetime, and Hallmark are now in direct competition for viewers’ attention, with both new releases and reruns of the classics. more
Daddy had a farmer friend who owned a big, old, mean bull. That bull was one dangerous animal, until the farmer came up with an idea. more
The writers of the Hebrew Bible used famine as the motivating factor for major changes in the lives of its characters Faith & Inspiration By Joel Baden, Professor of Hebrew Bible, Yale Divinity … more
By Brent Landau, Lecturer in Religious Studies, The University of Texas at Austin College of Liberal Arts The date of Easter, when the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place, changes from … more
By Samuel L. Boyd, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies, University of Colorado Boulder Jewish families will gather for Passover this year in circumstances that will, like the … more
By Thomas Hallock, Professor of English, University of South Florida In May 1803 a group of enslaved Africans from present-day Nigeria, of Ebo or Igbo descent, leaped from a single-masted ship into … more
By Frank Dobson, Associate Dean of Students, Vanderbilt University On Dec. 26, millions throughout the world’s African community will start weeklong celebrations of Kwanzaa. There will be daily … more
Hanukkah begins the evening of Thursday, December 10 and ends the evening of Friday, December 18 Opinion | Faith & Inspiration By Rabbi Rick Sherwin As a child in Religious School I … more
Richard Gunderman, Chancellor's Professor of Medicine, Liberal Arts, and Philanthropy, Indiana University The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on U.S. employment is dire. Economists estimate that 1 in … more
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