Culture

The Mesopotamian Civilization.

The Mesopotamian Civilization

by eCommunicator Ancient Mesopotamia, often referred to as the cradle of civilization, was once home to some of the most influential cities in human history. Mesopotamia (from the Greek, meaning ‘between two rivers’) was an ancient region located in the eastern Mediterranean bounded in the northeast by the Zagros Mountains […]

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America’s Veterans Central Missouri Honor Flight

Does Honor Have a Future?

by William J. Bennett It seems a bit strange that a well-worn former government employee and sometime philosopher like myself should be asked to address this assemblage on matters of ethics and honor, right and wrong, on the question, “Does Honor Have a Future?” But as Sir Thomas More said, […]

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The Washington Monument has undergone more than $10.7 million in repairs and renovations. The monument reopens on Sept. 19

2019: The Year in Review

by eCommunicator 1. The Impeachment of Donald Trump The impeachment of Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, occurred on December 18, 2019, when the House of Representatives approved articles of impeachment on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The president’s impeachment came after a […]

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Rene Caillie portrait by Amélie Legrand de Saint-Aubin

Who is René Caillié?

by eCommunicator Auguste René Caillié was a French explorer and the first European to return alive from the town of Timbuktu. Caillié had been preceded at Timbuktu by a British officer, Major Gordon Laing, who was murdered in September 1826 on leaving the city. Caillié was born 19 November 1799 […]

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A 12th-century Byzantine manuscript of the Hippocratic Oath

Basic Principles in Medical Ethics

by eCommunicator Western medicine was founded on our Judeo-Christian and Greco-Roman heritage, where the sanctity of life and the dignity of the human person are paramount for decision-making in patient care. Patients place their trust in physicians and nurses to care for them in a compassionate and ethical manner, and […]

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William Joseph Simmons attends a congressional committee investigation of the Ku Klux Klan in 1921. (Library of Congress)

Is the KKK a Christian organization?

by Got Questions On a recent national radio program, the host interviewed several Muslims about Islam and terrorism. He asked, “What is it about Islam that seems to attract or instigate violence?” One of the guests immediately responded, “We could ask the same thing about Christianity. After all, the KKK […]

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Black Friday

Black Friday

by eCommunicator Good Friday (also called Black Friday) is a christian holiday. Christians remember on that day that Jesus Christ died on the cross in 33 AD. It is celebrated on the Friday before Easter, sometime in March or April. Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus. It is called Good […]

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The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts

The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts

by Jesus Christ Savior On November 9, 1620, the Mayflower, carrying 102 passengers with 50 Pilgrims aboard in search of religious freedom, approached Cape Cod, Massachusetts, having left England 65 days earlier on September 6, 1620. The Pilgrims were Separatist Protestants who made a clean break with the Anglican Church […]

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