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First Americans

Photographer Edward C. Curtis was offered a deal by J.P. Morgan that he could not refuse. In 1906 Morgan offered Curtis the then astounding sum of 75,000 dollars to document in picture form the native americans still surviving across the country. 150 more words

Art And Design

La Nación Olvidada

LA NACIÓN OLVIDADA

Mesopotamia, cuna del Edén y de la civilización.
Tierra de Abraham, padre de todas las naciones.
En ti nacieron reyes de temibles imperios… 395 more words

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Religious Freedom & Hobby Lobby: Who Is Imposing What on Whom?


Hobby Lobby is a privately owned, for-profit, arts and crafts business that has always provided contraceptive coverage in its insurance plan for employees. It continues to do so. 1,804 more words

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Review: We Are the Best!

We Are the Best! is Lukas Moodsson’s film about three teenagers who start a punk band. It came out earlier this summer and looks really wonderful. 15 more words

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Monuments Men

I was really excited to watch “Monuments Men”. My thought process was: “How could a film that features and is directed by George Clooney, promises adventure, World War II, a good joke here or there and an insight into the stolen artworks of Europe be… 548 more words

Blessed are the Peacemakers: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Friday my wife and I saw the move “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.”  One strand that ran through the movie had me thinking about issues of war and peace, especially as related to Christianity, and Jesus particular beatitude that reads, “Blessed are the peacemakers.”  When Jesus made this statement, it was before a large crowd, more than likely consisting of quite a few of those who believed that when Israel’s God did return, as the Messiah, or however else they envision it, Israel would overthrow the Roman’s, defeat the pagans, and return to national greatness.   578 more words

Christianity

Insubstantial words | Monday Evening

http://mondayevening.wordpress.com/2014/06/22/insubstantial-words/

As this article concludes : we shouldn’t judge people by appearances. That is true.

I’ve been contemplating getting a tattoo for a long time. Well over 20 years. 747 more words

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