Dawkins the Fundamentalist Atheist

Back in the seventies and eighties I read quite a few of the articles that appeared in The New Republic.  Although always left of center, the magazine at that time had little use for liberal pieties and published fairly iconoclastic articles

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End Times Catechesis

On the bright side, a Christian-based movie is being released today. Unfortunately that movie is this: Well, they can’t all be The Passion of the Christ. With Left Behind being released today, it’s probably a good time to brush up

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PopeWatch: Evita

  A new book has new details about the early life of Pope Francis, including a brief meeting with Eva Peron:   – Buenos Aires, September 26 – Pope Francis had a youthful brush with Evita Peron in Buenos Aires,

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October 3, 1864: Sherman’s Pursuit of Hood Begins

  Hood’s movement north seemed to be working.  On October 3, 1864 Sherman began his pursuit to protect his supply lines.  Below is his account of this in his memoirs, in which he mentions a telegram to Grant in which he describes

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