Historical figures are going through a reckoning. They have been for some time. Some with good reason. Christopher Columbus? Understandable given what was unleashed by his arrival from Europe. Thomas Jefferson? A paradox that’s worth examining given his ability to pen the Declaration of Independence and also own slaves. In some cases, he fathered children with them.
Why Mother Teresa is a saint and not a “cult leader,” as a recent NYTimes opinion piece called her…
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