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Unmentionable vice, a secret German book, and a camarilla: The (looniest) trial of the century

 As I was catching up on the 1918 news over breakfast at a Cambridge, Massachusetts B&B during my recent vacation, I came across the following headline in the May 31… 1,239 more words


Roll Away Your Stone

Mary Magdalene carries an alabaster jar of spikenard and fresh tears.
Saint Salome, that blessed disciple who tempted Christ, a thurible
filled with sweet spices. Salome is young and luxurious, like a… 551 more words

Family Ties

Every sermon I have ever heard about the following incident in Jesus’ ministry has painted the mother involved in a negative light. She is generally seen as pushy or as a stereotypical Jewish mother. 1,296 more words


ENO's rolling good times 2018-2019

Good news, ENO seems to be powering on most cylinders. Some interesting things written in English:

Oct – Nov 2018 Porgy and Bess! How cool, I’ve always wanted to see it, so yay ENO. 102 more words

Richard Strauss

The Bible: sanctioning dance centred on the praise of God in the Middle Ages 

In the Bible, dancing is generally perceived in a favourable light when it is an expression of praise and a celebration of Yahwah, or God. One account describes Miriam, the sister of Moses and Aaron, leading a dance of celebration ( 173 more words

Salome: Drinking His cup + time lapse

#woordvrouw #31daysofbiblicalwomen (scroll down for English translation)

Salome: Uit welke beker drink je? Matteüs 20: 20-28, Marcus 15:40-41

Wat had ze gedaan? Uit welke beker zouden haar zoons drinken? 1,434 more words