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published on 15 May 2013
Material Objects & Cultures Material objects convey volumes about the people who possessed them. Cultures and societies in every generation are in part classified - either correctly or incorrectly - by the objects or symbols they select and how they are displayed. Typically, the formal study of society is the purview of anthropologists and social scientists... [continue reading]
published on 14 March 2013
The vacillating nature of Ancient Egypt’s associations with the Kingdom of Kerma may be described as one of expansion and contraction; a virtual tug-of-war between rival cultures. Structural changes in Egypt’s administration led to alternating policies with Lower Nubia, whilst the increasing complexity of Kushite culture provided a serious counterweight... [continue reading]
by Jan Voerman
published on 03 June 2013
An oil painting of Orthodox Jews wearing Tallit studying the Holy Scriptures.
by Paul Joseph De Mola after Mark Pluciennik
published on 08 May 2013
Figure 1: Regenerating nature of life, with the teleological ‘arrow’ of existence pointing forward.
by Anonymous
published on 09 May 2013
St. Peter and St. Paul etching containing a Chi-Rho
published on 03 June 2013
The tallit is a garment worn by those of Jewish faith as a symbol of communal solidarity and devotion to their god. The foundation for modern Jewish socio-religious concepts is the Tanakh, or Hebrew bible which is also the Christian Old Testament. Within it, the first five books of the Masoretic Text (i.e. Bereʾšyt, Shemot, Vayikra,  Bəmidbar... [continue reading]