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Jesus and John the Baptist Depicted in Their Mothers’ Wombs—with Halos!

This is a trippy Armenian Christian image of Mary meeting up with Elizabeth while Jesus and John the Baptist are still in their bellies: The softness and sympathy of the women’s exchange of glances—so humane and accessible—is rather curiously contrasted with the mature and severe … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Parousia

From Wikipedia: The original Greek version of the New Testament (Novum Testamentum Graece) uses the term parousia (παρουσία from the Greek literal meaning of parousia: divine presence, derived from “para“: beside, beyond, and “ousia“: substance) the “appearance and subsequent presence … Continue reading

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“Every now and then I spend my time at rhyme and verse and curse those faults in me.”

And then along comes Mary. I like the song’s powerful evocation of honesty. Mary is this powerful persona who breaks through all the games and bullshit around her, and brings clarity and vision. When Mary comes around, the emperor better have his … Continue reading

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John McCain Did NOT Approve This Message: We Can Arrest the Authoritarian Drift of Our Country. On November 4, We Can Vote Barack Obama President of the United States

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