Happy Darwin Day
We got a request this week to do something to celebrate Darwin Day here at KtB. Nothing was really planned, but it does give us the opportunity to do a little ruthless self-promotion. KtBnik Nathan Schneider has a new essay at Religion Dispatches that, in a Buddha-killing spirit, celebrates Darwin by toasting the creationists: [Darwin,]…
Happy Ethiopian New Year!
Yes, we know that it is also Rosh Hashanah, but we’ve published so much already about the Jewish High Holidays that we thought it was time to blow another new year’s horn. That it happens to Ethiopia’s big day is convenient because it gives us a chance to tip our hat to some music that…
This Halloween, how about wearing a truly monstrous costume? A haunting excerpt from A Good War is Hard to Find
A Passover story of family and wine from Half/Life: Jew-ish Tales from Interfaith Homes.
When beliefs can change as easily as the weather, so do your chances of hitting the jackpot — or experiencing revelation.
The Marquis de Sade and St. Valentine
The Marquis de Sade, sexual liberator or sexual deviant? And St. Valentine, patron saint of lovers and the original international man of mystery.