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This Easter, What Can We Learn From Fertility Rituals?

If I have to admit it, my interest in fertility rites was probably piqued by watching the god-awful Nicolas Cage remake of “The Wicker Man” on a new friend’s urging…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 3, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Frisky Rant: An Atheist’s Take On Lent

I wasn’t always an atheist. There was a period in my life in which I was Catholic, and I humbled myself by giving things up for Lent. Or, well, I…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 18, 2015 - 3:23 pm

I Am Giving Up Being An Insecure Head Case For Lent

Happy Ash Wednesday! I’m not religious; is that the proper sentiment? Anyway, today begins the 40 days and 40 nights of Lent, a period where Christians — particularly Catholics, Lutherans,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 9, 2011 - 5:00 pm