Day: August 22, 2013

Henry David Thoreau: Famous for his book, Walden

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Thoreau” redirects here. For other uses, see Thoreau (disambiguation). Henry David Thoreau Portrait by Benjamin D. Maxham (daguerreotype) of Henry David Thoreau in June 1856. Born July 12, 1817 Concord, Massachusetts, U.S. Died May 6, 1862 (aged 44) Concord, Massachusetts, U.S. Era 19th century philosophy Region Western Philosophy School Transcendental […]

A post-Christian Middle East?

Editor’s note: Peter Bergen is CNN’s national security analyst, a director at the New America Foundation and the author of “Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for bin Laden — From 9/11 to Abbottabad.” Jennifer Rowland is a program associate at the New America Foundation. (CNN) — There have been Christians in […]