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A dramatic meditation on freedom: "The Whipping Man"

It's1865. Slaves are being freed, soldiers are returning home, and in Jewish homes the freedom festival of Passover is being celebrated. Into war-torn Richmond comes a young, severely wounded Jewish Confederate officer.

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Reza Aslan's “Zealot” exposes Christianity's revolutionary roots

He leaves readers with a question which, curiously, he does not even attempt to answer.

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Jedi creed, Paganism among top alternative beliefs in UK

The branching out of other faiths, and the increase in people who choose to abstain from religion, could be seen as an example of growing diversity in the UK.