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David Bruce: WHY I SUPPORT SAME-SEX CIVIL MARRIAGE

WHY I SUPPORT SAME-SEX CIVIL MARRIAGE Feel free to share this with other people. You have my permission to publish the following opinion piece free in newspapers, magazines, or journals, or to post it for free on the Web. Two … Continue reading

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Students Don’t Know Shakespeare?

Originally posted on Ripe Good Scholar:
I came across a news article today that said a recent study found that one-third of British students didn’t know who Shakespeare was. I was immediately incredulous because frankly most journalists are terrible at…

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 30: INEFFABLE

https://pixabay.com/en/sun-holding-sunset-yoga-female-2571158/ *** INEFFABLE *** Beatrice’s beauty In Mystic Empyrean Is ineffable *** NOTE: Throughout the Paradise, Beatrice’s beauty has increased the closer she came to God. Now, here in the dwelling place of God, her beauty is ineffable and the … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Art Anecdotes

As an Impressionist painter, Claude Monet was obsessed with recreating the effect of light on various objects. In 1890, he began painting a picture of meules—stacks of wheat or oats. The light changed suddenly, so he got another canvas and … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 20: THE ROMAN EMPEROR TRAJAN

Source: Wiki Commons (Public Domain) *** THE ROMAN EMPEROR TRAJAN *** Trajan lived again Accepted Christ and then he Died as a Christian *** NOTE: According to a medieval legend, Pope Gregory the Great (died 604 CE) was so impressed … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 19: “CHRIST! CHRIST!”

https://pixabay.com/en/truth-lie-street-sign-contrast-257160/ *** “CHRIST! CHRIST!” *** Some who call “Christ! Christ!” Are Christians in name only They are far from God *** NOTE: On the Day of Judgment, being Christian is enough to get you into Paradise, but merely saying you … Continue reading

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Dante’s PARADISE, Canto 6: POLITICS

https://pixabay.com/en/politics-political-election-letters-2361943/ *** POLITICS *** Theme of Politics Very important in the Divine Comedy *** NOTE: Obviously, Canto 6 in the Inferno, Canto 6 in the Paradise, and Canto 6 in the Paradisehave the topic of politics in common. In the … Continue reading

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