Like his previous thriller, “The Da Vinci Code,” Dan Brown’s current best seller takes the reader on a fascinating tour of architectural symbols, statuary and cryptic meaning. No longer centered in Rome or Paris, “The Lost Symbol” is all about the U.S. capitol in Washington D.C.
Archives for November 2010
He’s been gone for almost half a century, still he has been mentioned in the local Seattle media at least a half dozen times in 2010 alone. The life of Roy Olmstead (1886-1966) is a compelling story since he is considered by some as one of the most romantic figures in Seattle’s history. It’s no […]
Here’s an interesting post from Russ Gerber, Media Manager for the Christian Science Committee on Publication. Enjoy! November 15, 2010 In case you were having doubts, here’s a reminder: health is normal. It’s easy to lose sight of that given all the books and reports and advertisements insisting that it’s not. Gloomy statistics fill in […]
National Bible Week in the US is coming up–it begins this year on November 21. The goal is “to raise awareness of the Bible’s importance and relevance to our nation as a whole, as well as in the lives of individuals.” This goal was established when National Bible Week began in the midst of WWII […]
Today’s guest blog post is from my manager Phil Davis, the worldwide Manager of Committees on Publication and a regular contributor to the WashingtonPost.com “On Faith” column. Phil recently responded to Jon Stewart’s Washington DC “rally to restore sanity,” billed as promoting “reason.” Below, he gives his take on the questions, “Are ‘reason’ and ‘sanity’ […]
Remember The Black Eyed Peas’ first hit rap song of 2004, “Where is the Love?” replete with rhyming lyrics like livin’ and givin’, mama, drama trauma? Don’t listen to rap music? No worries. As my wife will readily attest, I’m not exactly “down” myself. I’m not even sure what that means. Nonetheless, whenever I hear […]