Crying Fowl

Amongst the harder Jewish traditions to explain to Jews and non-Jews alike is kaparot. This symbolic “atonement” rite, conducted in preparation for Yom Kippur, involves…

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Busted: Wanda Jackson

Nearly 60 years after its birth, rock and roll remains American music’s most successful illegitimate offspring, with everyone from Bo Diddley and Little Richard to…

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Outsiders for Christ

Dear Anne Rice: After returning to the faith ten years ago, I am saddened to hear that you are no longer a Christian. You noted…

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