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Simon of Cyrene

Roman soldiers conscripted Simon of Cyrene (in present day Libya) to help carry Jesus’ cross on the road  to Jesus’ execution for “subverting the nation and refusing to pay tribute to Caesar.”Here Steve Shoemaker imagines the event from the standpoint of Simon of … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin and the Hoodies

The Washington Post updates the story of 17 year-old Trayvon Martin’s death in Florida with an interview with Trayvon’s parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin. “Martin and Fulton said they are moved by the outpouring of support from people across the … Continue reading

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