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November 20

Salome’s Dance

By Iman Maleki, Morteza Katouzian, ca. 1910 Many stories in the Bible are disturbing, like the beheading of John the Baptist. The story goes like this: Herod imprisoned John, but Herod’s wife, Herodias, would rather see John dead. That is because John has the nerve to tell Herod the truth—his marriage is wrong, because not […]