The parallels between the message of the 19th Century Prophet Baha'u'llah and the 20th Century's Dr. King are striking. It's the reason Baha'is in the U.S. mark "Race Unity Day" on the second Sunday in June.
The holiday season really isn't about relaxing by the fireplace and snuggling into a good book.
Nonetheless, if there is a sliver of hope that you'll have some down time, these are the books that you've got to add to your wish list.
Logistics prevented us from bringing books to distribute in, but what astonished us was the number of books brought by service members to be signed. Never has a group of writers made this journey to Iraq.
This dispatch is written from Saddam's former hunting lodge, a vulgar monstrosity with faux marble floors, plastic chandeliers, and tacky gilded furniture, which has been turned into the premier visitor's barracks in Iraq.
The only problem is that this great production leaves viewers in love with Carlos, a shallow demagogue, a Marxist-turned-Islamist and a gun for hire who worked for the world's most notorious secret police forces.