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A Lower Origin?

After the exalted view of human beings made in the image and likeness of God, today’s readings bring us back down to earth – literally: … 956 more words

Lenten Reflections

Bellerophon from Fragments to Falling to the Ground

Bellerophon is an interesting figure to consider from Greek myth because his story changes over time (and because we have mostly only fragments and hints about his narrative). 981 more words


The Shameless Siren - "dangerous but beautiful"

In Greek mythology, the Sirens  were dangerous yet beautiful creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.According to  Ovid, the Sirens were the companions of young Persephone.  519 more words

Divine Feminine

February 26, 2015: Gothic Dancing in the Byzantine Court

He is shaking.
Curled up in the corner, teeth rattling, freezing.

The dance always starts like this. Nothing you can do about it.

With a shaking hand he stokes the little fire he’s made.

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Strange News

Debunking Toxic Money Myths

When it comes to financial planning, the first step in the right direction is getting our thoughts under control. Let’s bust the myths and explain a few toxic thoughts that can potentially keep you from achieving your financial goals. 370 more words


Mother Teresa: Myth, miracle and reality

Religion aside, a rationalist’s point of view on Mother Teresa and the sainthood

By Sanal Edamaruku

India, especially Calcutta, is seen as the main beneficiary of Mother Teresa’s legendary ‘good work’ for the poor that made her the most famous Catholic of our times. 1,449 more words


Study Abroad Myths and Facts

One thing I knew I wanted to do during my time at Purdue was to study abroad. I’m a senior now, and I can happily say that I’ve managed to study abroad on four different occasions during my time here. 435 more words