Daily Archive: August 8, 2010

Plato- Phaedrus: Beautiful boys as a route to the Divine

Phaedrus is a masterful dialogue that it’s impossible to do justice to. Here Plato is at the height of his powers describing the soul’s ascension towards the divine with the aid of the beauty...

The Symbolism of the Cordoba House Project

I’m a bit late to it, but this post on the history of the Great Mosque of Cordoba and Newt Gingrich’s deeply inaccurate interpretation of the same validates the existence of the blogosphere.  Perhaps...

Short answer: Yes

Recently, I asked if there had been a recent uptick in people protesting Islam and the building of mosques. The Times says yep, ‘fraid so: “While a high-profile battle rages over a mosque near...