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Gant and Gertrude

[ by Charles Cameron — this whole Lawrence thing is getting tedious ] What the Bell reporter manages to omit is that it was Gertrude Bell whose translations of Hafez introduced us to one of the greatest of Sufi poets. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and the Double Gesture

[ by Charles Cameron — noting the fluency in symbolism that marks the current Pontificate ] . It’s no mistake that Pope Francis made the same gesture at two walls during his visit to Bethlehem and Jerusalem yesterday. As a … Continue reading

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