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Disapproving Religion in the NYC Subway

Here’s a post about two advertisements I happened to see while riding the New York City subway this past weekend. The ads reveal much about the subtle disparagement churches and other religious organizations sometimes experience from government agencies in the Big Apple. 653 more words

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Piatt, "Catholic Legal Perspectives"

This month, Carolina Academic Press releases a new edition of “Catholic Legal Perspectives,” by Robert William Piatt, Jr. (St. Mary’s). The publisher’s description follows: 225 more words

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Ryback, "Hitler's First Victims"

In October, Random House released “Hitler’s First Victims: The Quest for Justice,” by Timothy W. Ryback. The publisher’s description follows:

The remarkable story of Josef Hartinger, the German prosecutor who risked everything to bring to justice the first killers of the Holocaust and whose efforts would play a key role in the Nuremberg tribunal. 254 more words

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"Comprehending Christian Zionism" (Gunner & Smith eds.)

In October, Augsburg Fortress released “Comprehending Christian Zionism: Perspectives in Comparison,” edited by Göran Gunner (Uppsala University) and Robert O. Smith (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America). 81 more words

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Wolfe, "At Home in Exile"

In October, Random House released “At Home in Exile: Why Diaspora is Good for the Jews,” by political scientist Alan Wolfe (Boston College). The publisher’s description follows: 411 more words

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Guerres de Noël

I used to think that the annual Christmas Wars were strictly an American thing, like corn dogs and and attorneys’ contingency fees. Only in America, I thought, do people seriously argue about whether to allow Christmas trees in public parks or to permit public school choirs to sing “Silent Night” at holiday concerts. 429 more words

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