Reading Time: 3 minutes The most right-wing government since Mussolini is forming a government in Italy after a general election this past weekend. This comes as no surprise and accords with polling that preceded the election, causing further alarm for those who are worried about Europe, and the wider world, lurching to the right. The party that won the […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes To learn about trans people, we have to read between the lines of history. Info about trans folks comes to us not from autobiographies or travelogues, but rather largely from legal cases from centuries past. And that info comes to us filtered through the worldview of authority figures who condemned transgender people entirely.
Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a deliciously ridiculous story. Of course, it’s true. People are silly. From the UG Standard: A Kenyan lawyer Dolo Ididis is attempting to acquit Jesus of the crimes he was found guilty of committing some 2,000 years ago and overturn the death penalty handed down as a result, and has returned to the […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes Out of every Christian I can think of (yes, even including John Milton), Dante may well represent the biggest influence on Christians’ Hell-beliefs.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Today, Lord Snow Presides over a new discovery out of Pompeii, one of the most fascinating archaeological sites in the world.
Reading Time: 8 minutes As if one huge, long-running, top-level scandal wasn’t enough for Catholics, they’ve now got a new one to contend with. And it’s exposed at the worst time possible for their leaders. Join me today for a look at Catholicism’s newer scandal, and how hardline Catholics are reacting to the news.