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Oscar Isaac gives the best performance of the year as the title character in the most intimate and profound movie yet from the Coen brothers. The story is set in the New York folk music world of 1961 and the Coens insisted on filming the songs live rather than pre-recording, and one of the wonders of this film is the way that Isaac makes each song more than a musical performance -- each is a ...
Martin Luther King: Christianity is the Source of Civil Rights and Liberty: Why Fredrick Nietzsche Hated Christianity and Martin Luther Saw it as The Source of Liberty
Loss of Life Gives us an Invitation to Engage. The second way Jesus was in a World of Pain was not in Egypt, but in Bethlehem. There is a blood bath going on this Christmas. All the children under the age of two will be killed. And this example of Jesus is an invitation for you and I to draw near to Christ and engage in our broken world. 16 Then Herod, when he saw that he was deceived ...
Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK! And we'll be having a LOT of family over for the big celebratory feast. As I'm sure many of you will. And if you're like our family, not everyone is ... well, in accord on lots of things. For instance, several of my family disagree on most things currently dividing America: the President, health care reform, education, the environment. Abortion, wage equity, immig ...
The Big Bang Theory, a sitcom centering on four young male scientists in their late ‘20’s to early 30’s who also happen to be die hard superhero and sci-fi fans, is among the most highly rated of contemporary television shows. One of the characters is “Sheldon Cooper,” portrayed by Jim Parsons. Sheldon is a brilliant astrophysicist who’s as intelligent as he is socially inept. At once cogniti ...
It recently came to my attention that a college at which I teach philosophy will soon sponsor a discussion regarding the moral standing of “torture.” The presentation, “Is Torture Ever Justified?” will be presided over by another faculty member and open to the public. “Is Torture Ever Justified?” For sure, this is a provocative title. Unfortunately, it is also a powerful indicator that the ...
Catching up with Mother Dolores Hart as the Hollywood star-turned-Catholic nun reflects on her book tour, the possibility of a movie and Pope Francis
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. This is getting to be a habit. A good habit. I'm talking about my second conversation with Mother Dolores Hart on the occasion of her return to the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Connecticut following her recent book tour to promote her memoir Ear of the Heart . I visited the one-time movie star at ...
It's an unbelievable claim: 163 millions female babies aborted by women seeking sons . This is the information shared in Mara Hvistendahl's book Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys Over Girls and the Consequences in a World Full of Men . But even if she's off by even ten or twenty percent, the headline remains tragic. Whatever your view of abortion in general, the fact that millions of abort ...
Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt praying in the Name of Jesus cost him his military career and his million dollar pension Calvin's Commentary : Please take a few minutes and view Gordon James Klingenschmitt 's excellent, informative video below. It might give you more hope than the obamanation ever extended to you and change things in your life and Americ ...
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