Monthly Archives: March 2005

Pawleys Island, Prayer

This picture, full of Spanish moss, is typical of the beauty of Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Not far from Myrtle Beach, Pawleys seems almost otherworldly in comparison. Yet, like all things coastal, growth threatens. My family was blessed to have … Continue reading

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KGB Shot JP2

“New documents found in the files of the former East German intelligence services confirm the 1981 assassination attempt against Pope John Paul II was ordered by the Soviet KGB and assigned to Bulgarian agents, an Italian daily said on Wednesday.” … Continue reading

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Muslims, the Key to the Holy Sepulchre

Muslim keeps the keys at the holiest site in ChristendomBy MATTHEW KALMAN, Scripps Howard News Service, March 23, 2005 JERUSALEM – Every day at 4 a.m., Wajeeh Nuseibeh walks through the walled Old City of Jerusalem to the Church of … Continue reading

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The Da Vinci Conspiracy

About a month ago, after weeks of research, I had a computer crash and lost all my work — including my notes on The Da Vinci Code. Since then, I began backing up files on a Jump Drive. I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Da Vinci Code (Part 2)

Here are some of the claims made by Dan Brown in The Da Vinci Code which will be covered in subsequent posts: 1) St Constantine & Company successfully converted the world from matriarchal paganism to patriarchal Christianity by waging a … Continue reading

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The Da Vinci Code (Part 1)

A coworker asked my opinion of the fanatically best-selling Dan Brown book, The Da Vinci Code. I qualified my negative remarks by stating that I had not read it. “Would you like to?” he asked. I told him that I … Continue reading

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HipHop UpDate

The regular defense of the worst of hip hop is that these images should be accepted because they provide a way for black men at the bottom to become successful. An additional aspect of this defense is that young men … Continue reading

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