Where Did Zombies Come From?

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I’ll be honest, there really isn’t a smoking gun answer to this question. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun exploring it. One could point to the horror classic by Romero, “Night of the Living Dead.” One could also point to Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” or some of the stories coming out of the voodoo [Read More...]

When ‘This is My Body’ Became Words to Kill For: The Battle Over the Body and Blood of Christ

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Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a weekly Lenten series on the body and blood of Christ by Church History Professor Kelly Pigott. In 1054 CE, the Patriarch of Constantinople, Michael Cerularius, picked a fight with Pope Leo IX. Cardinal Humbert was sent to Constantinople to try to work things out. He was absolutely the wrong person to send. [Read More...]

The Battle Over the Body and Blood of Christ: The Blood Becomes Wine

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Editor’s Note: This is the second in a weekly Lenten series on the body and blood of Christ by Church History Professor Kelly Pigott. Cecil B. Demille portrayed Moses receiving the law in a very dramatic way, with wind and fire and Charleton Heston overacting as Moses. When I imagine Moses receiving the law, I see it as a far [Read More...]


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