The Eleven O’Clock News

The Eleven O’Clock News

In the far southeastern corner of Pennsylvania, just a few miles from Joe Biden’s stomping grounds in Centreville, Delaware, is the town of Chadds Ford. Colonists settled there early, a lovely area of rolling hills, abundant water, and accessible fords across...
In Praise of the Pig

In Praise of the Pig

A research article posted in the Jan. 13 issue of Science Advances reports that the oldest known example of representational art has been identified on the wall of a cave in Sulawesi, Indonesia – and it’s the portrait of a pig. Or at least three pigs, drawn in dark...
Diggin’ the art

Diggin’ the art

Here’s a Valentine’s Day gift for art and history lovers everywhere: the Metropolitan Museum of Art has made high-resolution digital images of more than 375,000 of its artworks, sculptures, and historical objects available to anyone who wants them....

Sharing the Good News “ A Joy Instead of a Chore

I spoke with someone yesterday whose brother belongs to an evangelical church and who sometimes goes from door to door with members of his congregation to talk to people about Jesus. Their approach is to knock on the door and ask whoever answers some version of this...