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Doubleday has announced that it will be giving away free e-books of Dan Brown's international bestseller "The Da Vinci Code" this week. The free digital download is offered in celebration of the novel's 10th anniversary (to readers only in the U.S. and...
This post has been updated, as indicated below. The decision by Pope Benedict XVI to resign is a reminder of some colorful and controversial moments in Roman Catholic Church history. The last pope to resign was Gregory XII, who gave up the papacy...
I’ve kept a journal since 1961. That’s when I first met Amia Davia. She was beautiful! I felt like Dante Alighieri, walking the streets of Florence in the 13th century and meeting Beatrice Portinari. That same evening, he wrote one of the...
— In Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy," the narrator is conveyed to the gates of hell, upon which he finds a sign: "Abandon hope, all ye who enter here." This city is not hell. But a case can be made, as the Democratic Party convenes here to...
Orlando Arts BlogTod Caviness here, working from home with more gauze in my mouth than teeth. I'm pretty sure if dentistry had been around in Dante Alighieri's day, he'd have had the dentists in the Inferno somewhere – working as subcontracted torturers. - Big...
Jacket Copy11 books to take you through the endtimes - and beyond....
The Hero ComplexFor the last decade, Hollywood has been mining comic books and fantasy novels for its blockbuster source material, with Harry Potter, Spider-Man, Batman and Gandalf leading the vivid parade. Looking ahead, though, the next generation of box-office...
Cardinal Avery Dulles, a former professor at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., who was born into a family of elite Protestant diplomats and became one of the country's most prominent Catholic theologians, died Friday at an infirmary at Fordham...
Times Staff WriterMy family's first California home was a mental institution, so I never found it odd that our next one was a madhouse. Our parents purchased 1788 Belmont Lane 45 years ago, and my brother, Tim, was still living there two weekends back, when an avalanche of...
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