December 24, 2013 at 1:00 am by noamsienna
(Continued from parts one and two) “The Bravest Thing He Ever Did”: Valour, Victory, and the Great Battle There is an emphasis throughout Tolkien’s work on what one might call “true heroism,” which comes not from martial victory and certainly not through needless violence, but from the choices we make to conduct ourselves with dignity. […]
November 28, 2012 at 10:23 am by FraniMonster
Alternative-rock group Green Day has been vocal in their ideas about America’s involvement in the politics of the Middle East. Just take a look at the opening lyrics for “21 Guns:” Do you know what’s worth fighting for? When it’s not worth dying for. They raise the key issue on everyone’s mind when it comes […]
October 2, 2011 at 2:05 am by Jonah Rank
A cantor on Rosh Hashanah and a soldier in Iraq, standing in fear of devils.