Culture

December 7, 2014

‘The Red Tent’ on Lifetime — Bible or Bunk?

Bunk, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder, but when it comes to biblical adaptations, the best policy always is, buyer beware. Tonight (Dec.
December 10, 2014

Must-See: Breathtaking Online Exhibit of the Virgin Mary in Art

The National Museum of Women in the Arts is currently hosting an exhibit of artwork depicting the Virgin Mary from several famous Renaissance and Baroque artists.
December 14, 2014

Sing ‘Hallelujah!’ — From Silent Monks to Malls to the Airport

One wonderful thing about the Christmas season is hearing songs about Christ and His birth everywhere you go — yeah, in between the odes to Frosty,
December 15, 2014

9 Christmas Carols That Cry To Heaven for Vengeance

  This list is completely objective and has nothing to do with my own personal taste. a 1.  “Santa Can You Hear Me?”  Yup, looks like he
December 17, 2014

Sing We Noel — Let the Christmas Carol Insurgency Continue! (Video)

The word “mob” gets a bad rap, since when large groups of people suddenly coalesce in a public space, unfortunate things often happen. But in the
December 17, 2014

The President and Who We are as a People

The always excellent Andrew Ferguson has a good piece at the Weekly Standard commenting on President Obama’s habit of using the expression “who we are as
December 23, 2014

Novel Is a Dickens of a Christmas Carol (Plus Cartoons!)

As I write this, it’s the evening of Dec. 23, and the Christmas shopping and traveling rush is approaching maximum intensity. If you’re still short one
December 24, 2014

Patti Smith at the Vatican – A Thrill of Hope

I can understand why they think it’s not fitting, but that ship has sailed. She already performed there – last year.  And I think she did