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Jesus … Bourne Again

You may have seen this already. But if you’re familiar at all with the Jason Bourne film trilogy and New Testament theology, I think you’ll like this “Bourne Again” trailer. Jesus, disguised and on the run, fights off opponents with … Continue reading

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Ugly Band of the Week: Newworldson

Newworldson plays “speakeasy gospel” music. That’s the band in the photo above. Apparently they just left the speakeasy and are a little “high” floating above the alley. I like the hats, and the look is clean. But there’s one thing … Continue reading

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Cringe: The sci-fi TV series we’d like to see

The series begins by introducing theological theoretician Walter Brueggemann, who has just been released after having spent many years of confinement in a small fundamentalist seminary in Minnesota. He assists The Cringe Division, a special unit that investigates unexplained, often … Continue reading

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Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible heresy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bmp_5qv-qAs We’ve been more than lenient. When famed Southern Chef Paula Deen was called “the most dangerous person in America” by fellow chef and travel writer Anthony Bourdain, we said, “so what?” and finished off a big plate of Paula’s … Continue reading

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Good Christian Bitc…. er, Belles

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw5b4d8t0q8 TV Review:  ABC’s new soap Good Christian Belles set in Dallas is described as a “wicked new drama” based on Kim Gatlin’s book, Good Christian (um…that other B-word). Besides using such gutter language, the program will no doubt disparage … Continue reading

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Review: Reap the Wild Wind

FINDING CHRIST IN CULTURE DEPT.— Finding Christian allegory within popular culture is never so rewarding as when it is difficult. So my reward was great as I delved into a classic film that has dropped from popular consciousness today but … Continue reading

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