“It was not a bad day because the atheists were allowed to install their monument on government property, or anywhere else. It was a bad day because the monument is so damn ugly.”Read more
by Jack Rakosky
Why are people interested in nuns? Why are we “all nuns”?
In the ring, bulls are regularly sacrificed “in honour of the Virgin Mary, as part of the celebration of a religious festival.”Read more
Galileo’s relics are to be housed, not in a cathedral, but in a public museum. That is why I am not sure whether this is a story about religion, or about science, or about art. Perhaps it is a story about something else entirely, a curious and half-hidden alternation between the sacred and profane.Read more