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The bloating of Chanukah

I’ve perpetuated the over-aggrandizement of a holiday that should pass relatively unnoticed.

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bones of the dead

  Yesterday my friend, Kim, and I visited the medieval church of Saint Victor, parts of which date back to “paleo-Christianity”; in other words, the fifth century or so. I … Continue reading

July 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Hanging Monastery

  The Hanging Monastery I thought you might be interested in something we visited yesterday: the hanging monastery outside of Datong. It is breathtakingly beautiful, yet also, in a way, … Continue reading

August 6, 2010 · 1 Comment

Church in Burundi

Kirundo, Burundi, Sunday, July 26 Believe it or not, I actually went to church this morning. And, what’s more, it was my second time in church this year. The first … Continue reading

July 26, 2009 · Leave a comment