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Guest Article: Lessons from My Childhood

Guest Article: Lessons from My Childhood

"My Mom loved to read. She probably read one book a week. My Dad used to say that she always had her nose in a book. But her love of reading also translated into a love of the world of ideas."

 
 

Lionsgate releases first official "Hacksaw Ridge" poster

Lionsgate releases first official "Hacksaw Ridge" poster

Today Lionsgate released the official poster for Mel Gibson's latest film, "Hacksaw Ridge" the story World War II war story of Seventh-day Adventist conscientious objector Desmond Doss who won the Congressional Medal of Honor for moving 75 troops in Okinawa to safety while under heavy fire. The poster, which features the tagline, "When the order came to retreat, one man […]

 
 

"Do We Not Bleed?" Religion In Shakespeare's Merchant Of Venice (Liberty Magazine)

"Do We Not Bleed?" Religion In Shakespeare's Merchant Of Venice (Liberty Magazine)

By Martin Surridge Liberty Magazine – July / August 2012 The climax of The Merchant of Venice, one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies, is a court scene in which Shylock, the Jewish moneylender, is cunningly prevented from carving a pound of flesh from the body of the Christian Antonio. The spirited Portia, disguised as a male lawyer, explains that if Shylock […]