Posts tagged Catholicism

Best. Headline. Ever. “For Columbus, Earth Was Giant Breast, Nipple Paradise Found: Lewis Lapham”

In which I chat with the great Lewis Lapham about the Garden of Eden, Columbus, giant breasts, and why the fruit of knowledge was probably a banana….

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MM can not resist the jaw-dropping Pope story of the day.  According to the Christian Science Monitor, Pope Benedict has affirmed the authenticity of the much-maligned Shroud of Turin. The cloth, which has been scientifically dated to about 800 years ago, says the embattled head of the Catholic church, was nonetheless the actual garment of… More →

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