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Pentecost

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  • Justice Elena Kagan's wonderful dissent in Greece v. Galloway

    Justice Elena Kagan's wonderful dissent in Greece v. Galloway
    Also appended, Stephen Breyer's concurring dissent. As I do from time to time, I generated a plain-text version of this opinion for ease of cutting, pasting and reading, and attempted to insert extra reader-friendly paragraph breaks. For the whole...
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  • Join in the festival fun

    Join in the festival fun
    I was in the Tuscan town of Orvieto, doing my best to stay in my hotel room and finish some writing. But there was a Pentecost festival going on outside -- I could hear it out my window. I couldn't resist, so I joined the multitude that had gathered on...
  • God is present with us through the Holy Spirit

    Q: I don't go to church very often, but this year I happened to go on what they called "Pentecost Sunday" and they spoke a lot about the Holy Spirit. To be honest, I didn't understand what they were talking about. Who or what is the Holy Spirit? -- Mrs....
  • Inside the BRD: Jamestown girls and Grafton boys win 4A South Region Swim Meet titles

    Jamestown's boys and Grafton's girls won the 4A South Region Swim Meet titles in Newport News on Monday. Below are full results and team scores   Tabb High School HY-TEK's MEET MANAGER 5.0 - 9:50 PM 2/10/2014 Page 1 Region 4A South Swim Meet 2013-14 -...
  • Commentary: Moses would have approved these tablets

    Commentary: Moses would have approved these tablets
    God's message to humanity has taken on constantly morphing forms over time, from stone tablets to papyrus scrolls to gilt-edged books. For the Christian community, the story of the "Day of Pentecost" in the Book of Acts makes the case that there is no...
  • 'Diversey' by MacKinlay Kantor gets another shot

    'Diversey' by MacKinlay Kantor gets another shot
    How forgotten is MacKinlay Kantor's "Diversey"? Well, when I looked it up on the Chicago Public Library website, I found only one copy available systemwide, in the closed stacks of the downtown branch — meaning that any reader interested in taking a...
  • Why Jesus hasn’t returned yet

     
    The latest issue of Relevant magazine has a piece on all the failed predictions for the end of the world including “The Great Disappointment”¬† ¬†Baptist minister William Miller who predicted Christ's return between March 21, 1843 and March 21,...
  • ‘Pacific Rim’ footage delivers ‘2,500 tons of awesome’

     
    Guillermo del Toro's back in the multiplex this summer in a big way with his massive robots versus kaiju epic ......
  • History’s The Bible Episode 2 keeps series ratings high

     
    Over 50 million cumulative viewers have now seen at least a portion of History's series The Bible since it began on March 3 (this includes nine telecasts across History and Lifetime). While The Bible Episode 2, which premiered March 10, didn't quite hit...
  • Easter 2013 TV programming

     
    Easter 2013 is Sunday, March 31. Here are some of the notable new and returning shows, specials and movies airing over the next week to help you and your family enjoy the Easter 2013 season, if you celebrate. All times are Eastern; programming is...
  • The Bible Episode 4 brings in 10.3 million total viewers

     
    At this point, History should just be able to cut and paste previous releases regarding the ratings for its hit series The Bible, as they have all ended up saying pretty much the same thing — big numbers. The Bible Episode 4, which aired March 24,...