Category Archives: history

Citrus enters our Mediterranean lives


January 2018 Vol. VI, No. 1 When Life Gives You Lemons: Tracking the Earliest Citrus in the Mediterranean By┬áDafna Langgut Jaffa orange poster   One of the most famous Levantine exports of the 20th century was the Jaffa orange, and … Continue reading

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HOW TO CHANGE HISTORY : USA’ s CIVIL WAR CHANGE BY SOUTHERN HISTORIANS


Jane Dailey, Contributor Associate Professor of History, University of Chicago The Confederate General Who Was Erased There’s a reason you won’t find many monuments in the South to one of Robert E. Lee’s most able deputies. Historical via Getty Images … Continue reading

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A Very Rare Way to Commit Suicide


Demographic Suicide | George Weigel | First Things Ten years ago, after my meditation on Europe, The Cube and the Cathedral, had appeared in several languages, I was invited to speak to members of the European Parliament in Brussels. There, … Continue reading

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Time of Christ legal documents show women’s rights and place in society


By: Philip Esler Everyone has heard of the ancient Jewish religious scrolls discovered at Qumran by the Dead Sea in the middle of the 20th┬ácentury. But who is aware that nearly 100 legal papyri have been found in the same … Continue reading

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ONCE A PRIEST, ALWAYS A PRIEST


CATHOLICWEBPHILOSOPHER Sunday, March 26, 2017 ONCE A PRIEST, ALWAYS A PRIEST A young man had a vocation to the priesthood, so his bishop sent him to study in Rome. After being duly ordained priest and serving in the diocese, his … Continue reading

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Guns and Academia – Very “Unexpected” and Surprising Results Here


According to a study in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, which cites the Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the United Nations International Study on Firearms Regulation, the more guns a nation … Continue reading

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Eastern Orthodox Cacophony in America


The American Interest mead cohen berger shevtsova garfinkle michta grygiel This is your free article this month. Published on: February 10, 2016 Religion & Other Curiosities Eastern Orthodox Cacophony in America Peter Berger In the American context, how can Orthodoxy … Continue reading

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