Zenith

We get this word, Zenith, from French, which got it from Latin, which in turn, got it from Arabic. Arabic = ‘samt-aras’ Latin = ‘senit’, which later became ‘cenit’ French = ‘cenith’, which later became ‘zenith’ English = ‘zenith’ It seems to have originally indicated “the path over-head”, but has come to mean modernly, “the … [Read the rest…]

Foundations

From an address by Ravi Zacharias: I remember lecturing at Ohio State University, one of the largest universities in this country. I was minutes away from beginning my lecture, and my host was driving me past a new building called the Wexner Center for the Performing Arts. He said, “This is America’s first postmodern building.” … [Read the rest…]