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CAGAYAN DE ORO
CAGAYAN DE ORO
Fr. Flor Lagura SVD
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Lagura: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Did he father communism?
BORN in Stuttgart, Germany, the young Hegel dreamed of becoming a Protestant minister. Thus, he studied theology in Tubingen.But his life-plan took a dramatic turn after he and fellow seminarians witnessed the military victory of a rising political star and ...
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Lagura: Manuel L. Quezon: Soldier, politician, filosofo
“I’D RATHER have a government run like hell by Filipinos than a government run like heaven by Americans!” were the fighting words of the highly nationalistic Manuel Luis Molina Quezon in a speech delivered at the Ateneo de Manila during ...
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Lagura: Valiant soldier, fierce debater
AS A soldier of the British Empire, Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill distinguished himself in gallantry and leadership while serving in Cuba, India, Sudan and France.Moving into politics the young Churchill saw the danger of Neville Chamberlain’s policy of appeasement in ...
From 14 days ago
Lagura: The brilliant professor and his smart chauffeur
HIS name had attained so much fame that people in the academic and scientific circles spoke of Dr. Albert Einstein with much reverence and respect.Nobody recalled his forgettable high school years in Germany. Nor did his performance in college merit ...
From 21 days ago
Lagura: Two alpha males: the pope and the painter
JULIUS II is known as “the Warrior Pope” who spent more time riding his war horse than sitting on the Papal Chair. Times were turbulent; many kings and nobles coveted the rich Papal Lands owned by Rome. The Pope fought ...
From 28 days ago
Lagura: The Beauty and Ireland’s Be(a)st
MOVIEGOERS from all over the world loved the 1964 classic film: “My Fair Lady,” screen adaptation of a play written by George Bernard Shaw: “Pygmalion.” Shaw was born in Portobello, Dublin, Ireland in mid-19th century to an Irish family of ...
From 49 days ago
Lagura: Earthly errors, heavenly song
A BUDDING young musician from Halle, Germany ventured to go to England and try his luck in London. Despite his defective English, even though the people of England originally came as Germanic tribes, namely, the Angles and the Saxons, the ...
From 56 days ago
Lagura: Bitter critic, loyal son of the Church
STUDENTS of political science and philosophy get infatuated with thinker: Niccolo Machiavelli. The term, “Machiavellian” sends shivers down the spine of some people, but cheers from students and fans of politics.Born in Firenze (Florence), Italy in 1469 to a family ...
From 63 days ago
Lagura: A bishop’s prayer at Easter
LEO Tolstoy is famous for his epic novel, “War and Peace.” He is also well-loved by the Russians and many others for his short stories, especially about a bishop who wanted to visit his people at Easter.After going from one ...
From 70 days ago
Lagura: God is dead! Long live Christ!
IN 1844, a boy was born to a German Protestant minister in Roecken, Germany. The young lad, Friedrich Nietzsche, at the age of five was reportedly so brilliant that one Sunday, when his father was too sick to preach, the ...
From 77 days ago