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Saturnalia

How About a Saturnalia Display?

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There are only two valid choices for a secular government agency to make, constitutionally, when it comes to allowing religious displays on its property: Allow everyone in, or allow nobody to erect such displays. What the Constitution forbids is playing favorites.

Keep Saturn in Saturnalia!

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

I have to admit it. Like millions of other Americans, I've allowed the holidays to decay into a frenzy of shopping, feasting, gift-giving and wassail-soaked merriment. But all is going to change. I have seen the light.

Dueling Billboards And The Myths of Christmas

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kenneth C. Davis

The importance of the winter solstice is crucial to understanding not only the date of Christmas but many of the other "myths" of this season.

Christmas Myths: Why December 25th?

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kenneth C. Davis

Almost everything we love and cherish about Christmas comes from a time before Christianity. So here's the real first Christmas question: Why all the fuss over December 25?

A New American Boxing Day Tradition

Justin Callaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Callaway

A proposal: members of Congress must find a family in the "final throes" of foreclosure within their electoral base and switch places with them for the remainder of their luxuriously long winter vacations.

Forty Years Later Still Not One Planet

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles Karel Bouley

Maybe it's time we stop looking in our churches, in our White House or on our TV for answers and start remembering that we've got one world. Make the best of it.