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  • Whatever Happened to Saint Nicholas?

    Whatever Happened to Saint Nicholas?3

    How did a fourth-century, heretic-slapping bishop from Southern Turkey wind up being a fat, Coca-Cola-swigging American elf?

    Saint Nicholas was born into a wealthy Christian family in the third century. His parents died in a plague, and having inherited the …

  • Marilyn Monroe and the Mother Goddess

    Marilyn Monroe and the Mother Goddess0

    • December 31, 2019

    At present I’m researching a project about Marilyn Monroe, and to get it right, I’m not only reading the biographies but watching the films in which she appeared.

    Try as she might, the poor woman had a very limited range

  • The Return of the Native

    The Return of the Native0

    The essential error of the modernist theologians who pushed their agenda at the Amazonian synod is that they have fallen for the myth of the noble savage. But both the noble savage and the urban savage are simplistic generalities: They

  • The Batman and Tolkien’s Batman

    The Batman and Tolkien’s Batman0

    While we continue to marvel at the steady stream of superheroes being pumped out in comics and movies, I am more interested in ordinary heroes. The ordinary hero is the man or woman behind the scenes. They are the ones