Daedalus (Greek mythology)
A brilliant inventor and master-craftsman. He was an Athenian, either the grandson or great-grandson of King ERECHTHEUS , and his father was
An honorific title given to members of a prominent Tibetan incarnation ( sprul sku ) lineage belonging to the Dge lugs sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The
Daly, Mary, 1928-2010
Born into an Irish-Catholic family in Schenectady, New York, Daly received her elementary, secondary, and undergraduate education at Catholic schools.
Day, Dorothy (1897 - 1980)
Dorothy Day is best known as the cofounder of the Catholic Worker movement. In 1932, Day and Peter Maurin established a radical, pacifist organization
Dead Sea Scrolls
ancient leather and papyrus scrolls first discovered in 1947 in caves on the NW shore of the Dead Sea. Most of the documents were written or copied
Deism is a rationalistic, critical approach to theism with an emphasis on natural theology. The Deists attempted to reduce religion to what they
In Greek mythology, the goddess of agriculture, especially corn (Roman Ceres ); daughter of the Titans Kronos and Rhea; and mother of Persephone by
Democritus (c. 460 - c. 370 B.C.)
Democritus of Abdera (ca. 460–360 bce ) was a Greek philosopher and student of Leukippos. He developed ancient Atomism into an influential
Deucalion (Greek mythology)
In Greek mythology, Deucalion and his wife, Pyrrha, were the ancestors of the entire human race. Like many similar figures in the myths of other
( dutərŏn'əmē ), book of the Bible, literally meaning "second law," last of the five books (the Pentateuch or Torah) ascribed by tradition to Moses.