Archive for September, 2009

By Glenda | September 16, 2009

Herodotus on Deity

Herodotus is often called the “father of history.” Born in about 485 BC in Halicarnassus , he wrote a bardic history of the Persian Wars, describing how a coalition of Greek city-states defeated invasion by the great Persian Empire. Widely traveled and observant, Herodotus recounts many details about the religions of various peoples of the […]

By Glenda | September 4, 2009

So I Hear

Held together by a shoestring. Mama’s expression. String’s frayed. Or duck tape. Coming unglued. Hanging by a thread. Unraveling. Over an abyss. Don’t look now. It’s a war zone. All too much. Everybody, it seems, is having themselves a nervous breakdown. A collective short circuit’s going on. Sparks flying. Metaphysical explanations everywhere you turn, but […]

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