Tag: heritage

From Ecuador, Karla Kanora’s singing
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From Ecuador, Karla Kanora’s singing

A natural beauty, enchanting, but most of all talented, Karla Kanora isrecognised as one of the popular voices of the South American country. She has had success on both the national and international stages.  . Nubia PiquerasGrosso . It all began when she was only eight years old in her […]

Marxist theology
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Marxist theology

It is strange to observe that Slovenian Marxist philosopher Slavoj Zizek is now famous now for writing books about theology. . Steve Latham . Zizek has written in glowing terms about St. Paul, and forthrightly defended the Christian heritage against secularist attempts to minimise its influece. He is, of course, […]

Centuries of looting pre-Columbian treasures
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Centuries of looting pre-Columbian treasures

The Paris branch of the London auction house, Sotheby’s, recently received €10 million for the “legal sale” of a collection of pre-Columbian artefacts which, from an ethical point of view, are arguably the property of Latin America.   Juan Carlos Rivera Torres   Sotheby’s pressed ahead with the auction despite […]

Dancing with devils
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Dancing with devils

A lecture providing an in-depth look at the Oruro Carnival tradition in Bolivia – declared an Intangible Cultural Heritage by Unesco. _ For the past 2000 years, Bolivia has celebrated the Oruro Carnival. The festival includes more than 48 folk groups who perform 18 different dances and make their pilgrimage […]