Category Archives: history

Russian claims of political territorial Oversight of Ukrainian state drastically challenged.


Ukrainian Orthodox Church breaks away from Russian influence ISTANBUL (AP) — An independent Ukrainian Orthodox church was created at a signing ceremony in Turkey on Saturday, formalizing a split with the Russian church it had been tied to since 1686. … Continue reading

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USA CHANGING SPEECH PATTERNS


Recently I was shocked to discover that I was observing and ignoring a major shift in American speech patterns.  For some reason, I had decided it was just a part of  “Young folks” speech.  Woops! This August I was in … Continue reading

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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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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 century. 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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