Brief Notes on the Life of Saint Ambrose, Bishop of Milan

Since much of the early Church history is about a series of figures, I am enjoying creating little biographies on some of these influential people, like Saint Ambrose. Aurelius Ambrosius, or simply "Ambrose" was an influential Roman leader and Christian elder. He is often considered one of the four Western/Latin Christian "Church Doctors" (Latin "doctor" … Continue reading Brief Notes on the Life of Saint Ambrose, Bishop of Milan

Laughing Boy: A Tragic Romance of the Navajo Indians

Oliver La Farge (1901-1963) was an anthropologist of the American Indians of the Southwest and Mexico, particularly of the Navajo. He was an activist, a scholarly writer, and he also wrote short stories published in The New Yorker and Esquire. By far his most notable novel is the Pulitzer-Prize winner, Laughing Boy published in 1929. … Continue reading Laughing Boy: A Tragic Romance of the Navajo Indians