Tuesday, December 28, 2010

"In a dark time the eye begins to see" // A first glance at Bernd Brunner's new book "Moon: A Brief History"

Full Article Here // Excerpt Below

by Cornelia Dean

Every faith and culture, it seems, kept an eye on the Moon, setting Passover, Easter, Ramadan, Tet and other observances according to the lunar calendar. The Buddha was supposed to have achieved enlightenment by the light of the full Moon, and as belief in a Moon goddess faded with the advent of Christianity, Mr. Brunner tells us, Mary became associated with the Moon. // Read On...

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