MARY

In school at Dartmouth College I learned that Muslim women cannot marry Christian men.  Then, years later, I found out that it is true.  No Muslim woman has ever married a Christian man, most likely. Zain used to clean my apartment in Egypt.  Rachid taught me Arabic.  Moses Mohammad showed me how to date, passively. … Continue reading MARY

PAUL’S EDWARDIAN DANSE

In my self-directed catechesis, I chose to compare works on the Apostle Paul by Pope Benedict as well as Alain Badiou. Paul, apostle-martyr, experienced a visionary conversion from conservative Judaism to Christianity in the first century of the common era. Badiou, atheist, references Catholic imagery as well as symbolism in his Marxist influenced philosophy. Benedict, … Continue reading PAUL’S EDWARDIAN DANSE