Images of Mary

Images of Mary

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 199 , Segment 5

Episode: Cuba-U.S. Settlement Claims, Sleep, Childhood Obesity

  • Dec 17, 2015 10:00 pm
  • 28:11 mins

Guest: Catherine Taylor, PhD, Adjunct professor of Ancient Scripture at BYU  Artists most famously depict Mary in two ways: either looking radiantly down at the newborn son of God or holding the lifeless body of Christ just down from the cross.  But, early Christian art portrayed Mary in a very different way. They drew great meaning from envisioning Mary in domestic life—not just a sainted mother of the Son of God, but a woman in her own right.

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Cuba-U.S. Settlement Claims

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Guest: Evan Ward, PhD, BYU History Professor  Already, the long-estranged nations have re-opened embassies in each other’s borders and restored travel by air and sea. But there’s a two-billion-dollar hurdle standing in the way of a full-thawing between the US and Cuba.  Two billion dollars is the value of America company assets seized by Fidel Castro’s government in the early 1960s. Texaco, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive and even Disney claim to have had factories, mills, homes and even rail-lines taken by the Castro regime. Those seizures are a big reason the US cut economic ties with Cuba. And now, for the first time in 50 years, formal talks are underway to resolve the claims. Until there’s a settlement, the US trade embargo can’t be lifted.

Guest: Evan Ward, PhD, BYU History Professor  Already, the long-estranged nations have re-opened embassies in each other’s borders and restored travel by air and sea. But there’s a two-billion-dollar hurdle standing in the way of a full-thawing between the US and Cuba.  Two billion dollars is the value of America company assets seized by Fidel Castro’s government in the early 1960s. Texaco, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive and even Disney claim to have had factories, mills, homes and even rail-lines taken by the Castro regime. Those seizures are a big reason the US cut economic ties with Cuba. And now, for the first time in 50 years, formal talks are underway to resolve the claims. Until there’s a settlement, the US trade embargo can’t be lifted.