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How St. Francis created the Nativity scene, with a miraculous event...

Vanessa Corcoran, Georgetown University Around the Christmas season, it is common to see a display of the Nativity scene: a small manger with the baby...

Leonardo da Vinci saw in animals the ‘image of the world

Arielle Saiber, Bowdoin College About six months ago I stopped eating meat. I was teaching a graduate course at UCLA that investigated how Italian Renaissance...

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Thoreau’s great insight for the Anthropocene: Wildness is an attitude, not...

Robert M. Thorson, University of Connecticut When Americans quote writer and naturalist Henry David Thoreau, they often reach for his assertion that “In Wildness is...