Daily Archives: 13 July 2022

13 July: St. Ezra (Esdras), Old Testament Scribe and spectacular baroque musical weirdness

Today is the feast of St. Ezra or Esdras, Old Testament scribe. In the 5th c. BC, the Persian Artaxerxes allowed a scribe named Ezra to return to Jerusalem to restore the Temple worship and the law of Moses.  At … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 503, et al.

It’s Amazon PRIME DAY (still).  Great deals. Please remember me when shopping online.  This is huge for me. Thanks in advance.  US HERE – UK HERE Today in 1972 Robert James Fischer failed to show up for Game 2 of the World Championship … Read More

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Jordan Peterson: Message to the Christian Churches

There is a lot to discuss in this.  At some point we should try for a transcript. Listen to the whole thing before reacting. I know, I know… there’s combox and some people click into full “OOGA BOOGA” mode and … Read More

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