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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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The Emperor Has No Clothes

And I’m not seeing this either:

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A Thought after Christmas

And a plug for Platonic coherence against Richard Rorty. G.K. Chesterton (from The Everlasting Man ): Any agnostic or atheist whose childhood has known a real Christmas has ever afterwards, whether he likes it or not, an association in his … Continue reading

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