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2012-04-19 23:03:42

The Voyage of Aloha conference will integrate traditional Hawaiian spirituality, philosophy and practice, key teachings from Joseph Campbell’s work, and the practical insights of the World Business

2011-07-25 09:23:00

YARMOUTH PORT, Mass., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six endangered Grauer's gorillas were airlifted from a rehabilitation facility in Rwanda to a center in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) this weekend.

2010-07-21 10:27:00

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Ruby, P.E., President and CEO of Ruby + Associates, and a nationally recognized constructability expert, has been named an Architectural Engineering Centennial Fellow by the Pennsylvania State University Architectural Engineering (AE) Department.

2009-11-04 06:40:00

French academic Claude Levi-Strauss, the creator of structural anthropology, passed away at the age of 100, his publisher Plon announced on Tuesday.

2009-06-24 09:36:05

Militant groups in one of Africa’s historic Congo national parks have killed several animals since the start of the year.

2009-01-12 12:09:51

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2008-12-19 22:55:55

A University of Montreal professor says there is a social necessity of giving and receiving, which escalates during the holidays. Marcel Fournier, a sociology professor at the University of Montreal, is a specialist in the works of anthropologist Marcel Mauss, who studied tribal exchange rituals in the early 20th century.

2007-12-16 03:00:11

By Staum, Martin The non-Durkheimian sociologists in the institutions founded by Rene Worms were not simply biological determinists.

2006-01-12 10:58:38

By Oliver Bullough MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia must start enforcing the law to stop a racist groundswell turning into mass bloodshed, Jewish leaders warned on Thursday, a day after a knife attack on worshippers in a Moscow synagogue.

2005-12-28 06:40:46

KIGALI (Reuters) - Rwandan officials commemorated the life and the 20th anniversary of the death of famed primate researcher Dian Fossey with dances and speeches in the rural highlands where she studied the mountain gorillas she loved.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.