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The Great Question of Religion: Who’s on First?

No, I’m not joking. True religion boils down to this one question. But before I demonstrate this, I’d like to point to something the literary critic Adam Kirsch recently wrote. He has been reading one page a day from the Talmud, … Continue reading

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Question of the Day: What was probably the original reason for a ban on Mohammad image making?

I’m an Enlightenment-positive secular liberal, and I like the below marble statue of Voltaire at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). It’s one of the few large marble depictions of Voltaire in the world. I recall reading somewhere that … Continue reading

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