Saturday Aug 24th, 2013

The ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum

The historic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 may have buried Pompeii and Herculaneum under a thick carpet of volcanic ash, but it preserved what is surely our most valuable archaeological record of daily life in Ancient Rome to date. read more »

Tuesday Apr 22nd, 2014

The Compleat Earth Day

10 Facts about The Compleat Angler
Monday Apr 21st, 2014

A religion reading list from Oxford World’s Classics

From The Qur’an to Natural Theology
Sunday Apr 20th, 2014

Easter rites of initiation bring good news for American Catholics

The last of his three-part Easter series, David Yamane on how the RCIA process is good news for the Catholic Church
Saturday Apr 19th, 2014

Reinventing rites of passage in contemporary America

In the second of a three-part series for Easter, author David Yamane explains the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults process
Friday
Apr 18th, 2014

Top five hip hop references in poetry

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Friday
Apr 18th, 2014

Initiation into America’s original megachurch

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Friday
Apr 18th, 2014

Very short talks

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Wednesday
Apr 16th, 2014

Money matters

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Monday
Apr 14th, 2014

Passover in Jewish Eastern Europe

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Monday
Apr 14th, 2014

A bookish slideshow

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Monday
Apr 14th, 2014

Shakespeare’s 450th birthday quiz

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Saturday
Apr 12th, 2014

Does torture really (still) matter?

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Friday
Apr 11th, 2014

Writing as technology

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Thursday
Apr 10th, 2014

Disposable captives

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