The headlines swirled around the Levant as itinerant preacher Jesus of Nazareth reportedly excuses both prostitutes and the men who frequent them. The latest controversy came when Jesus, whose followers believe is the Son of God, retold the story of a family whose younger son had squandered the family inheritance with prostitutes.
Roman observers speculate that this is a sign of a new openness to Roman social mores …

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By Tom Quiner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgODzUMscZ8] James Farentino died on Tuesday. The actor appeared in over a hundred roles in the movies, on television, and on stage. I liked the characters he played. He was always compelling to watch on screen. There is a single role, though, that stood above all of his other performances. That was…

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