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The glory of empire…built by slaves, reparations and lut

Those of us who read Jane Austen are not startled to face facts about the British Empire’s centuries-old role in slavery. Although Austen’s references to slavery are muted, in both Mansfield Park (1814) and her last novel, Persuasion (1818), the … Continue reading

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Thoughts about The Golden Calf. Et cetera.

Earlier today, I pulled my bible from the shelf and dusted it off, intending to use it as a reference for the Golden Calf episode in Exodus, for reasons everyone can certainly grasp. Indeed, as I write this, America’s Golden … Continue reading

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