Tag Archives: religion

Book of

Child sacrifice is a theme running through the Jewish and Christian Bibles, from Abraham's near-sacrifice of Isaac to the Christian idea that G*d the Father Himself sacrificed his Son.
Posted in Reviews | Also tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Book of

Renaissance artists depicted and even directed attention to Jesus' penis.
Posted in Reviews | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book of

A fluid, readable translation that distinguishes poetry from prose, and even makes the reader aware of different types of poetry in the Torah.
Posted in Reviews | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book of

Motivational speakers, team-building exercises, visualization against cancer, properity gospel, The Secret, “name it and claim it”, life coaches: America’s love affair with magical thinking.
Posted in Reviews | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book of

I grew up in a household both deeply intellectual and deeply spiritual, raised by parents (one Irish Catholic, one Swedish/German Lutheran) who take it as a given that these things can go together.
Posted in Long reviews, Reviews | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book of

In honor of (Inter)National Coming Out Day: by a gay Christian minister, arguing that coming out fits both the form and function of a Christian sacrament: a life-transition in the direction of truth.
Posted in Reviews | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book of

The Hindus is not really a standalone history of Hindus and Hinduism, it's intended to be a supplement -- a second eye, as it were, to give perspective and depth to more conventional histories.
Posted in Long reviews, Reviews | Also tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment