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Matthew E. Bunson
On the night of October 4, 1582, the citizens of Spain and its colonies, Portugal, Poland, and most of Italy went to bed and woke up 10 days...
Robert P. Lockwood
Last fall, a macabre news item made for squeamish reading: At an auction in England in November, more than $11,000 was paid for a 17th-century...
Michael Schrauzer
Still Life with Gilt Cup by Willem Claesz. Heda, 1635. Located in the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Still lifes elicit a range of responses from...
Catherine Brown Tkacz
Susanna could quote King David in her legal defense. St. Macrina taught two Church Fathers—her brothers. St. Catherine of Siena counseled popes...
Chris Findley
"What are you doing?" I asked myself as I parked on the campus of Aquinas College in downtown Nashville. "If anyone finds out you are even...
Leona Choy
Are we ever too old to "be transformed by the renewing of our minds"? Could a lifelong evangelical Protestant missionary approaching her...
Christopher Check
Prince Henry had been destined for the priesthood until his older brother, Arthur, died. As a young monarch, he argued against Martin Luther...
Robert P. Lockwood
Every writer knows that a solid gold metaphor can be more powerful than a fact. At the same time, some of our most pervasive metaphors can...
Robert P. Lockwood
It was an ill-fated conspiracy with disastrous consequences. On November 5, 1605, a small group of fanatic Catholics in England planned to blow...