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The True American Gods: Comic Book Heroes

Carl Pettit | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Carl Pettit

These fictional men and women, who wear inappropriately tight-fitting spandex costumes and only exist in our imaginations, bring hope to millions of real people on a daily basis, and have become an integral part of American cultural life and identity.

Revealing Aphrodite: The Journey #2

Stavros Papageorghiou | Posted 02.04.2012 | Home
Stavros Papageorghiou

In 1991 and 1992, a team of six topographers was called in to verify the alignment of the sanctuary of Apollo Hylates with the position of the sun at midday on the summer solstice.

PHOTOS: Matthew Barney's Ancient Symbols

Posted 11.25.2011 | Arts

Matthew Barney's latest exhibit, "DJED," at the Gladstone Gallery explores Egyptian conceptions of the afterlife that Barney first tackled in his 2010...

Celebrity Gods And That Blinding Warlock Sheen

Kelley Harrell | Posted 06.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

We don't have earthly gods and goddesses to look up to anymore, but we do have the next best thing -- celebrities -- seekers of fame and fortune, whose lives are thrown into the awareness of almost every living creature in the modern world.

Interfaith Ironic Christmas Part II: Moses, Osiris And Orpheus

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

The right wing punditry is at it again this year, stirring up a sense of victimization by claiming there is a "war on Christmas". In fact, Christianity wouldn't exist without the eclectic collection of ideas and practices that were the diverse roots from which it grew,

What Palin, Shatner, And Miss Jasmine Have To Teach Us This Season

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

New Forms, Old Process. Despite the news avalanche surrounding Tiger Woods, he's not the only one standing on shaky ground. It is, however, the unexpected places that lead us to the real.