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For a variety of reasons, I’m not much for gifts at Christmas*. But I can generally count on receiving one or two and, in spite of myself, I get pretty excited about that. This year proved no different. The latest … Continue reading
Et vidit Deus lucem quod esset bona et divisit lucem ac tenebras. As a Catholic I feel no conflict between faith and science. I’m no more a fideist than I am a rationalist. So when someone says, “The universe was … Continue reading
The Gun, by C. J. Chivers Simon & Schuster, 2010. 496 pages. If you’ve any doubt a biography of a firearm is worthwhile, Chivers will shortly banish it. The Gun tells the story of the rise of the AK-47* and … Continue reading
Affirms That Library Is Place to Seek Supreme Truth Benedict XVI is emphasizing the importance of books in the history of the Church of Rome, and that the library is a place for all who seek truth. The Pope affirmed … Continue reading