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Pagan Greeks Saw Easter Coming 500 Years Before It Happened!

Sorrow! Sorrow! Very few days pass but that we don’t hear of some new sorrow. A job is lost, a troubled marriage…a near relation passes away, serious illness falls, dashing promises and hopes…a calamity strikes affecting the national interest…a friend loses his … Continue reading

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An Easter Joy Crowns the Lent of Life

Sorrow! Sorrow! Very few days pass but that we don’t hear of some new sorrow. A job is lost, a troubled marriage…a near relation passes away, serious illness falls dashing promises and hopes…a calamity strikes affecting the national interest…a friend loses his … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

I’m not so certain that I want to be king of Scotland anymore.   After reading The Tragedy of Macbeth with my students, I am having a difficult time shaking off a sense that life is meaningless when worldly ambition is the governing … Continue reading

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Aeschylus on Conscience: Why We Read Aeschylus Part II

Aside from its immense-attention grabbing power, the title of this post also serves as an effective reminder to those skeptics among you (you doubters, ye of little faith!) that when we, (i.e. we over here at Lionandox.com) make promises, we sometimes … Continue reading

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Why Do We Read Aeschylus?

Taking a page from the playbook of an old friend this post is entitled “Why Do We Read Aeschylus?” This title kills two birds with one stone. First it effectively puts the world on notice that one day I intend … Continue reading

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