Monday, February 19, 2018

"Saint Philothei the Athenian" (A Theatrical Production)

This is a theatrical performance by the theater group Herten in 2015.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Ten Great Moments in Forgiveness History

8th Century BC: The Sabine women implore the Sabine men not to attack their Roman abductors, who are now their lawfully wedded husbands.

AD 29: Christ forgives from the cross.

13th Century: Genghis Khan (yes, that Genghis Khan) spares the life of blood-brother turned bloody revolt leader Jamukha, who, alas, admits he prefers death.

April 9, 1865: Union general Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain salutes Confederate soldiers on the eve of the surrender at Appomattox.