Jewish law largely prohibits men from listening to women sing, especially at live performances, and Firer, requested that no women sing at the event so that he could attend.
Peter DasheviciClash over concert
Religious law prohibits men from listening to women sing, especially at live performances
she also objected in principle to prohibition on listening to women sing
“This is a perspective that humiliates"
( BOTH women + men )
Peter DasheviciThe Canaanite pantheon was conceived as a divine clan, headed by the supreme god El;
>> the gods > collectively < made up the elohim. <<
Through the centuries, the pantheon of Canaanite gods evolved
Numerous listed under "Pantheon of Canaanite religion"
Despite its huge complexity, your brain directs its neural traffic in relatively straightforward ways when approaching cognitively demanding tasks such as puzzles.
"In a way, attempting a difficult task is like trying out a new rat run on your morning commute – you might succeed, but in your haste and stress you might also be more likely to take a wrong turn"
+ so decide to stay with the "known familiar comfortable"?
Back then, corpses, the dead and eerie graveyards used to play a far more active role in Irish life
Peter Dashevici2/ The cult of the dead in medieval Ireland rte.ie/brainstorm/201… via @RTEdoconone
"a fiery dragon came down from heaven
cut off the end toe of the right foot of Cainnech
So the holy man, fulfilling his promise, left his toe there,
obeying the angel, he returned to Ireland"
Frederick Douglass, African American who was one of the most eminent human rights leaders of the 19th century. His oratorical and literary brilliance thrust him into the forefront of the U.S. abolition movement, and he became the first black citizen...
(The Conversation) — While Halloween has its origins in Christian tradition, Day of the Dead is a mix of a thriving indigenous culture and the religion of its 16th-century conquerers.
Peter DasheviciA 3 day party
Spanish conquerors faced difficulty in convincing native peoples to give up their rituals honoring death goddess Mictecihuatl
Compromise was to move these indigenous festivities from late July to early Nov. to correspond with Allhallowtide
Halloween, a holiday observed on October 31, the evening before All Saints’ Day.
Peter DasheviciHalloween origins in festival of Samhain
of Celts in ancient Britain + Ireland
Romans conquered in 1st century ce
added their own festivals of Feralia
commemorating the passing of the dead
+ of Pomona, the goddess of the harvest
Editor’s Note: This Clergy Project member came out in grand fashion – by writing a book after he retired from ministry. There were repercussions. He survived! Linda LaScola, Editor ==================== By Bob Ripley It’s no fun being closeted....