Young Man With Smoke Grenade

Religion as a Literal Battlefield

I am in the middle of grading student papers on our unit on Religious Oppression and Christian Hegemony. Below in the initial quotation is how one student began her essay with my response: “I feel very fortunate to have not been raised as a member

Black and white Colosseum in Rome

Putting the ‘Bi’ in Bible

If we know one thing about guys in ancient Rome, it’s that they swung both ways. “Roman society almost unanimously assumed that adult males would be capable of, if not interested in, sexual relations with both sexes,” as John Boswell noted back in his 1980