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Hindu Gods In Video Gaming

Greg Perreault | Posted 01.09.2013 | Religion
Greg Perreault

In Asura's Wrath, Hindu themes and images have been appropriated and lifted out of a religious and cultural context. Yet by appropriating these images, the game also works as a subtle critique of the religious text.

The Reason For The Season -- And It's Not Jesus

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 02.22.2012 | Religion
Kirsten West Savali

Biblical scholars have debunked the blind belief that Jesus was born on Dec. 25 time and time again. That is not myth, legend or subjective opinion -- that is fact.

Eden Revisited: Shahram Karimi and the Re-Enchantment of Art

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Shahram Karimi is the consummate artist, master of many mediums. In depositing his emotional baggage in the center of this stunning exhibition, the artist transforms his outsider identity into the ultimate insider.