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Everyday Liminality

Aug 25, 2020

Many movies use Christological imagery to cement the main character as the hero. We can certainly see Christ-like characters taking on a variety of forms. What can we learn about these characters, and what might we want to be careful of?

Aug 18, 2020

Heist movies are often fun, creative, and so very satisfying. Which is weird, right? Are we doing anything more than glamorizing criminals?

Aug 10, 2020

In the 17th century, Christians in Japan faced persecution. Jesuits ministered to them but also fell to persecution. The 1966 book and 2016 movie Silence offers a fictional account of the horrors faced by those Christians, asking a difficult question: in the midst of torture and stress, why is God silent?

Aug 4, 2020

In the art and entertainment industry, there are certain things that "haven't aged well." Whether it be a portrayal of a certain race or ethnic group, our use of language, or the overall values we express, something that was acceptable in a certain time may not be acceptable in our time today. What do we with these...