“The Age of the Bible”

H/T: The New Yorker (here) An American King: Noah Webster’s Holy Bible Posted by Jill Lepore “There was once a man whose name was Job, who feared God and eschewethéd evil. And there were borne unto him seven sons and three daughters. And his substance was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and fiveContinue reading ““The Age of the Bible””

The Cross is our Victory

On today’s feast, the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, we commemorate with a strict fast two events related to the Holy Cross. First, we prayerfully and liturgically remember its discovery in Jerusalem by the empress Helen. Once it was found her son, the emperor Constantine, ordered that a church be built on the spot itContinue reading “The Cross is our Victory”