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Pacified Rebellion (A Sermon on Judges 16:23-31)

Rev. James Ellis, III | Posted 04.05.2016 | Religion
Rev. James Ellis, III

If you've spent much time in the Old Testament, Samson is someone you might think of as larger than life, a "biblical Hercules" minus the myth--Israel's last and, arguably, most legendary judge.

The Original Superman!

Rabbi Levi Welton | Posted 03.14.2017 | Entertainment
Rabbi Levi Welton

Samson has always seemed to be the Biblical version of Superman. Super-strong, a heroic champion for justice, and a name that starts with an "S." Ther...

Blue Jasmine, the Samson Complex, and the Trauma of Knowing

Naomi Kehati Bronner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Naomi Kehati Bronner

Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen's recent movie, is an arresting and disturbing meditation on the devastating cost of not knowing, of averting the gaze from the blurring, even blinding, blaze of one's reality.

Does the Holy Spirit Inspire Violence? Obama, Syria and the Days Ahead

Jack Levison | Posted 11.03.2013 | Religion
Jack Levison

Does the Spirit inspire violence? Well, yes, but only in a single set of circumstances: when the restoration of solidarity for oppressed peoples requires violence.

How An Ancient Stone Seal May Point To Samson’s Famous Lion Fight

Kevin Belmonte | Posted 10.16.2012 | Religion
Kevin Belmonte

It's such a small relic -- yet it may say so much. Thoughts of things like miracles may seem far removed from our daily existence. But this ancient seal might bring the story of one miracle closer.

Samson Mosaic Discovered In Ancient Israeli Synagogue

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.05.2012 | Religion

A colorful mosaic depicting the Biblical figure Samson has been discovered in the Galilee region of Israel, according to the Israeli Antiquities Autho...

Interview With Camilo Alvarez of Samsøn

Julie Chae | Posted 01.02.2012 | Arts
Julie Chae

Many who love art and enjoy experiencing it at museums, galleries and nonprofit art spaces have little idea that those experiences would not be possible without the efforts and contributions of curators, gallerists, art installers and others working behind the scenes.

Is LeBron The NBA's Samson?

Urban Faith | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion

The downfall of LeBron James and the Miami Heat plays as a cautionary tale against hubris. But, like Samson of the Old Testament, it's not too late fo...

Biblical Miracles You Can Perform at Home

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Todd Hartley

The latest attempt to prove scientifically that events in the Bible could have occurred comes courtesy of researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and CU-Boulder.

"Kvetching" on the Road to Jerusalem

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leon T. Hadar

Ironically, this endless harping about what is being described as Israel's status as an eternal victim that is threatened by a new Holocaust and needs to be rescued by an outside power, runs contrary to the original mission of classical Zionism.

Digital Production in 2010

Aanarav Sareen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Aanarav Sareen

the Canon T2i is a DSLR camera. Its first and foremost job is to take good photographs. However, it has an excellent video mode. It shoots 1080P and combined with the right lenses, it produces video that looks comparable to some of the best cameras in the $10,000 range.

Cannes 2009 Day Four: Finally, A Great Film!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Sometimes at Cannes, it can take days and days to see even a halfway decent film. Not so this year.