In December 2013, one of Norman Rockwell’s best loved paintings, Saying Grace, sold in auction for a record $45 million. Until then, the highest price ever paid for an American painting was $27.7 million, the 1999
“I say a prayer every time I go on stage, to tell you the truth.” Actor Dennis Quaid is not known for his conservatism and his strong faith, to be sure. When asked about Quaid's
Yesterday morning, I slipped past three bouncy little girls at the doorway to Walmart. They were wearing their Girl Scout uniforms, holding up boxes of cookies, hoping I'd buy some Thin Mints or Do-Si-Dos to
The first council of Constantinople was convened in 381 A.D. in—guess where?—Constantinople. It was convened by Theodosius, with the goal of uniting the church upon the basis of the orthodox faith. But travel was difficult
On Thursday, March 8, we'll celebrate International Women’s Day—a day when we focus our collective attention on the struggles of women in the fight against gender discrimination, and celebrate the economic, political and social achievements
GLOSSARY FOR EPHESUS Nestorianism – Nestorius, bishop of Constantinople, and his followers believed that divine and human persons remained separate in the incarnate Christ. For their adherence to this doctrine, they were ecclesiastically condemned in 431.
Okay, bear with me here. I have this idea that my readers are just sitting on the edge of their seats, wailing plaintively, “Oh, please! Please! Tell me about the Councils of the Church!” Well, not
Unless you've been on a desert island for the past two weeks with no access to TV or radio news, you can't help but know that there have been some serious accusations against the Republican