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Archive for July, 2008

Tolerance Beyond Religion

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

You don’t have to look far to find “religion” and “tolerance” inseparably linked. But tolerance goes far beyond any single religious conviction. It encompasses everything, everyday. Age, gender, profession, race, even the foods we choose to eat. What brought this to mind was a recent forum discussion about tomatoes. Yes, tomatoes. I had replied to […]

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Sunday, July 6th, 2008

Gold and porcelain Our Lady of Guadalupe medal. Special religious devotions are those for particular places, individuals, and events that have been said to have taken place in history. One of the more popular devotions is that of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the beloved patroness of Mexico. There’s an article on ChainzOnline titled Our Lady of Guadalupe describing the vision and story, and is a wonderful site dedicated to the patroness.

The following is an interview with author Ann Ball who wrote…

Star of David-The Story

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

The Story of the Star of David Author: Amelie Mag Contrary to all beliefs, the common symbol associated with Judaism today, the Star of David, is a relatively new Jewish symbol. Magen David, as it is called in Hebrew, it is translated literally as the Shield of David. David was the youngest son of the […]