Monthly Archives: September 2011

A Catholic custom mentioned in “The Sisters” by James Joyce

James Joyce begins The Sisters, the opening story for the collection of his short novels titled Dubliners, with referring to a religious ritual in a following way: ‘If he was dead, I thought, I would see the reflection of candles … Continue reading

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How did King David succeeded the throne?

In general, King David is recognised as the second king of Israel, who succeeded the throne of King Saul, the first king, who was anointed by Samuel, the last Judge. However, according to the Old Testament, the anointment of David … Continue reading

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