“Thank You” to the Countries of Refuge

“Thank You” to the Countries of Refuge

The relationship between Polish people and Jewish people have been tense at times. For example, there was a strong disagreement in recent years between the governments of Israel and the Poland regarding memorialization of the Holocaust. It is time to put aside the...
A Brief History of Kievan Rus

A Brief History of Kievan Rus

Ukraine is a nation with a rich history and a diverse people. When you walk the streets of Kyiv (the Ukrainian spelling, pronounced KEE-eve), Lviv or Kharkiv, you are surrounded by historic buildings going back centuries. You see the majestic, golden domes of the...

A `Christian’ Europe Without Christianity

(RNS) Does European Christendom need Christianity to survive? It may seen an odd question for a religious culture that once stretched from Britain to the Bosphorus, born of a deep and diffuse faith that inspired great cathedrals and monasteries and filled them with...