While most are familiar with the four canonical gospels found in the Bible, early Christianity produced many gospels, one for just about every notable follower of Jesus. The Gnostics were some of the most prolific in this endeavor, issuing gospels for Peter, Thomas, Mary Magdalene, and even Judas Iscariot. There are surviving relicts of the … Continue reading Real Bible Studies: The Gospels
This is a scan of the original photo, found in a box from my mother’s house. It’s from my fourth birthday, fifty-three years ago. This is my attempt to recover the image using Photoshop or Lightroom. I thought I did a reasonably good job. This is from a scan I did several years ago from … Continue reading Why Hang on to Negatives?
Atlanta Stories: Reconstruction, by G. M. Lupo. Atlanta Stories: Reconstruction is available for download and review on NetGalley. Requires a NetGalley account. Link below. Reconstruction on NetGalley
Times Square, NYC, sometime around 1989. With the closing of the theaters due to Covid-19, opportunities for playwrights, and, especially, emerging playwrights have become few and far between. There have been many readings and performances staged for Zoom and other conference platforms, but it will most likely be a very long time before performing venues … Continue reading To Script or not to Script
Talmadge Eugene and Emily Mae (Stribling) Lupo, around 1991. Emily Mae Stribling from her trip to Florida in 1952, age 22-23. Talmadge Eugene Lupo, age 28, taken by my mother on their trip to visit his family in 1961. My parents’ wedding 18 August 1961.
Abel Cone first appears on the census, as head of a household, in 1830 in Washington County, Georgia, and he's listed as between 20 and 29. Near him on the census are Levi Cone (age 30-39) and Thomas Cone (age 20-29) who are also listed as heads of households. In his household are also two … Continue reading Abel Cone, D. 1843, Houston County, GA
Reverend Aaron Abel Collins, pastor at the Edgewood African Methodist Episcopal Congregation of Atlanta, is considered a mighty man of God by his parishioners. His congregation numbers around four hundred and fifty active members with significant neighborhood outreach, making the Reverend an influential voice in his community. As a young Theology student at Morris Brown, … Continue reading Events of 1985, Collins Family
It is late-summer, 1965, and Sarah Rosales is going to Atlanta. She’s eighteen, recently graduated high school, and on a Greyhound bus to Agnes Scott College in the suburbs of town, where she’s enrolled as a freshman. Sarah, the second of four daughters of Benjamin and Esther Rosales of Charleston, South Carolina, is the first … Continue reading Rebecca, Too, The Ghost Queen
Download the Kindle version of Atlanta Stories: Fables of the New South for a special price, $0.99, now until Saturday, March 24, 2018. Listen to an excerpt of Dead Man’s Hat then follow the link to buy. Atlanta Stories: Fables of the New South