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By Donald Lambro
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - John Milton
The author of this lively, probing but somewhat problematic book brings an impressive set of professional qualifications to his enterprise. Dr. John J. Ross practices medicine in Boston and is a professor at Harvard Medical School, so he brings a level of medical knowledge that most others writing about the lives of writers do not possess.
A 17-year-old student shot on the first day of school in Baltimore County headed home Monday after two weeks in the hospital with firm plans to play with his dog and make tacos.
Few would argue that John Milton's long poem "Paradise Lost" is one of the pinnacles of achievement in the centuries-long tradition of English literature. Not only is it THE English epic, worthy of comparison with its great classical predecessors, the Greek "Odyssey" and "Iliad" and the Latin "Aeneid," but its subject, Adam and Eve's fall from grace in the Garden of Eden, was to resonate down through the centuries, providing the underlying theme for so many poems, plays and novels.
"The Hangover" star Bradley Cooper will appear as Lucifer in a movie version of the classic poem "Paradise Lost" to be filmed in Sydney.
Bradley Cooper is taking on the role of Satan in the upcoming film adaptation of John Milton's epic poem "Paradise Lost."
The Mississippi crest rolled past Memphis on Tuesday, going easy on much of the city, yet downriver in the mostly poor, fertile Delta region, floodwaters washed away crops, damaged hundreds of homes and closed casinos key to the state's economy.
The Mississippi's crest rolled past Memphis, Tenn., on Tuesday, going easy on much of the city, yet downriver in the mostly poor, fertile Delta region, floodwaters washed away crops, damaged hundreds of homes and closed casinos key to the economy.
The claim that there is a conflict between science and religion and that Christianity is to blame is one of our most treasured pieces of cultural baggage. In "The Genesis of Science," James Hannam exposes it as a stubborn lie. His principal goal is to restore the good name of the Middle Ages, and in this he succeeds admirably.
In 'Paradise Lost,' Milton often writes as the unabashed poet of paradisal eroticism."