Michael Grant, in The Fall of the Roman Empire (1990), writes:
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Until the early fourth century AD, the official religion of the Roman world had been pagan.
Conservatives who want to make hay about the religion (or lack thereof) of the President or members of Congress should re-read the Constitution. Toleration of other religions was so important the Founders included it in the original text. 134 more words
Because I know North India so well, South India stunned me. All the usual images of India – camels, turbans, the Taj Mahal, tattered beggars on crowded streets, women pulling sheer scarves across their faces – these are all northern. 1,236 more words