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She Blinded Me with Christian Science

In my series of brief posts on significant religious movements, I come to Christian Science, the brainchild of Mary Baker Eddy. The main thing people know about them is that they don’t use medicine, although I guess that’s also true … Continue reading

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Blonde Egyptians Have More Fun

Few historical figures remain as consistently popular as Cleopatra, the last autonomous monarch (i.e., pharaoh) of Egypt. There was even something about her on my McDonald’s tray this week. She was actually the seventh queen to bear that name, which … Continue reading

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