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-------------------- When I Was a Child I Read Books Essays Marilynne Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 232 pp., $24 -------------------- Marilynne Robinson, the Pulitzer-winning novelist, is a confounding writer in today's political alignment. Her...
When is an apple more than an apple? When it's resting in Eve's palm – or better yet, in the hands of the storyteller(s) of Genesis. The same happens to other objects touched by myth: Fire, for instance, has Genesis-sized significance in the...
Jane Russell, the dark-haired siren whose sensational debut in the 1943 film "The Outlaw" inspired producer Howard Hughes to challenge the power and strict morality of Hollywood's production code, died Monday at her home in Santa Maria, Calif. She was 89....
SAM HARRIS is the author of "The End of Faith: Religion, Terror and the Future of Reason" and "Letter to a Christian Nation."PETE STARK, a California Democrat, appears to be the first congressman in U.S. history to acknowledge that he doesn't believe in God. In a country in which 83% of the population thinks that the Bible is the literal or "inspired" word of the creator of the...
Tags: Bible, Islam, Arts and Culture, George W. Bush, Cosmology
In its editorial following the Anglican Communion's recent decennial Lambeth Conference, The Times makes a statement that needs a little parsing. In our culture, it is easy to adopt the "culture war" language. In fact, it is often encouraged. In this...
Tags: Islam, Family, Minority Groups, Arts and Culture, Anglicanism
Special to The TimesA brochure circulated by developers in the 1920s describes Glendale's Rossmoyne neighborhood as "within minutes of downtown Los Angeles yet it might be another world." Current residents probably would agree. The uniformity of the architecture, mature...
Tags: Family, Homes, Crime, Law and Justice, Justice System, Judges
Paul GreenbergTurn the dial this way and that, and it's all the same -- the same separate but equal banalities you hear after every one of these dreadful things, this time even before all the dead in Aurora, Colo., have been given a decent burial: "... the solution...
William C. Meyers of Hondo, Texas, was born in Hagerstown, Md., on Nov. 15, 1928. He passed away April 27, 2012, in San Antonio at the age of 83. He was raised on the family farm at the edge of Hagerstown, where he attended Antietam Street School and...
Don Packer, who owned a car dealership on Brand Boulevard for many years, was well known not just for his cars, but for his philanthropy. “He was an icon around Glendale,” said Jarrett Anderson, who was associated with him professionally...
John Calvin “Jack” Hauger, 91, of Somerset, died April 9, 2012, at Somerset Hospital, Somerset. Born March 27, 1921, in Garrett, son of John Calvin “Cal” and Bertha Mae (Wagner) Hauger. Preceded in death by parents, sister Patty...
Kyle Thomas Cabral, 20, of NSU Jerde Hall, No. 453, ingesting intoxicant other than alcoholic beverage, fined $285 and sentenced to 60 days in jail with 55 days suspended. Cory John Feist, 31, Groton, DUI, first offense, fined $510 and sentenced to 60...
Tags: Punishment, Road Transportation, Travel, Transportation, Fines
Saturday: The True Lord's Day. Changed by ANTICHRIST. Daniel 7:25. Avoid His Mark. So reads a billboard in Aberdeen. Curious about this message, I called the number on the billboard and received the pamphlet, The Antichrist Identified, from the...
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