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Revelations: Vision, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation, by Elaine Pagels: A Review

When I read large swathes of Pagels’ earlier books (specifically The Gnostic Gospels and Adam, Eve and the Serpent), it was as an undergraduate, a few (well, twenty-ish) years ago, casting around for material to use in a paper. And it was as … Continue reading

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The Eclogues, by Virgil: A Brief Discussion

The reading of ancient literature is filled with complications. In most cases, if a modern reader wants access to a work from the Classical world, they must do so via one of the – sometimes numerous – translations, unless they have … Continue reading

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