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Citrus enters our Mediterranean lives

January 2018 Vol. VI, No. 1 When Life Gives You Lemons: Tracking the Earliest Citrus in the Mediterranean By Dafna 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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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 century. But who is aware that nearly 100 legal papyri have been found in the same … Continue reading

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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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