Tag Archives: Leo Strauss

Now That’s Islamophobia (Charlie Hebdo, Religion & Satire)

by Zachery Braiterman * This post initially appeared on the author’s blog. Clearly uncomfortable with the comics run by Charlie Hebdo depicting the Prophet, ALZ approached me at synagogue yesterday and asked me what I thought about them. He asked … Continue reading

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The Pope, The Gay Saint, and His Lover: The Beatification of Cardinal Newman

On September 19, 2010, Pope Benedict XVI will beatify John Henry Cardinal Newman.[1] A controversial figure in Nineteenth-Century England, Cardinal Newman converted from Anglicanism to Roman Catholicism towards the middle of his life. Yet during the recent lead up to … Continue reading

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