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  2. Manifest destiny - Wikipedia

    Manifest destiny was a cultural belief in the 19th-century United States that American settlers were destined to expand across North America.. There were three basic tenets to the concept:

  3. Phoenix (mythology) - Wikipedia

    More recently, "Phineas the Phoenix" has become the official mascot of Swarthmore College, with a dancing student inside a costume of plush plumage. The flag of San Francisco features a phoenix in its center, often thought to be symbolic of the city's rebuilding following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. However, the phoenix had been a civic ...

  4. Augusta E. Stetson (1842-1928) – Christian Science teacher in New York, excommunicated in 1909; Irving C. Tomlinson (1860-1944) – Universalist minister who converted to Christian Science; Notable people raised in Christian Science. E. Power Biggs (1906-1977) – Concert organist and recording artist, his mother was a Christian Scientist.

  5. September 11 attacks - Wikipedia

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department (PAPD), which is the law enforcement agency which has jurisdiction over the World Trade Center due to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey owning the site, has confirmed that four of its police officers have died of 9/11-related illnesses. The chief of the PAPD at the time ...

  6. Heaven - Wikipedia

    The modern English word heaven is derived from the earlier (Middle English) heven (attested 1159); this in turn was developed from the previous Old English form heofon.By about 1000, heofon was being used in reference to the Christianized "place where God dwells", but originally, it had signified "sky, firmament" (e.g. in Beowulf, c. 725).

  7. New Age - Wikipedia

    The New Age is also a form of Western esotericism. Hanegraaff regarded the New Age as a form of "popular culture criticism", in that it represented a reaction against the dominant Western values of Judeo-Christian religion and rationalism, adding that "New Age religion formulates such criticism not at random, but falls back on" the ideas of earlier Western esoteric groups.

  8. Caesars Superdome - Wikipedia

    Former names: Louisiana Superdome (1975–2011) Mercedes-Benz Superdome (2011–2021) Address: 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive: Location: New Orleans, Louisiana: Coordinates

  9. Antisemitism - Wikipedia

    Others endorsing an unhyphenated term for the same reason include the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, historian Deborah Lipstadt, Padraic O'Hare, professor of Religious and Theological Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations at Merrimack College; and historians Yehuda Bauer and James ...