Posts tagged "japan"
Pet Cemetery

Pet Cemetery

As earlier memorials to bears and whales suggest, capitalism doesn’t diminish our need for ritual—it heightens it.

Separation of Church and War

Jason Carter: Objecting voices were raised in China, both Koreas and even Japan when Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visited a Shinto shrine honoring Ally-convicted war criminals. While China fears Koizumi’s homage to an imperial past will strain diplomacy over hot-button-issues like oil-drilling rights in the East China Sea, a Reuters article in The New...

Daily Links 15 December 2004

Who’s Your Jesus? Douglas LeBlanc, of GetReligion, sees Ray Waddle’s four “Dueling Messiahs” (“Free-market Messiah,” “Peace-and-Justice Jesus,” “Silence of the Lamb (of God)” and “Redeemer Revisited”) and raises him a “Cool Older Brother” and “Live Long and Prosper Jesus”… Christmas in Iraq Foreign Minister of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari, promises the Pope in a private meeting that...