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Decree of Death

Decree of Death By John William Bailly Throughout history, art has been critical to the sociopolitical narrative of society. It has been used as a tool of power by governments and religious institutions, as a Read more…

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Junco Politics

Junco Politics By Richard Bohannon I came upon my first dark-eyed juncos on an early Spring afternoon in 2012, new binoculars and a tiny book of Minnesota birds in my back pocket. A small flock Read more…

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Pandemic Pandemonium

Pandemic Pandemonium By Catherine Keller    Photo:  Le Pandemonium, by John Martin, 1841, Le Louvre Pandemic and pandemonium—was it mere alliteration insistently linking those two words in my head? They seem disconnected: the pandemic has Read more…

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Spiritual Interruption

Spiritual Interruption By Anna Mercedes This time of year I observe the Christian season of Lent, traditionally a period of penitence and reflection. This year, I’m observing it as a season of interruption. Lent begins Read more…