2012: A Blog Year in Review

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Happy Belated New Year to Everybody! After three weeks of being largely offline, it’s taking time to get back in blogging mode, so I thought this would be a good time to look back at Year One of our Patheos blog and some of its most popular posts. Articles about movies and TV tended to [Read More...]

Why “Les Miserables” Is Reaching Atheists Too

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The movie version of “Les Miserables” has largely been a hit with Christian audiences because of its themes of Christ-like mercy, love, and forgiveness. Several of the characters in the story epitomize how people of faith should live out their devotion to God and act toward others. But a few comments left on my review [Read More...]

Mercy, Love and Seeing the Face of God: A Review of “Les Miserables”

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The new film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical “Les Miserables” is so powerful, the Apocalypse has been postponed so people can see it when it opens on December 25. The Christmas debut is appropriate since it’s the most profoundly Christian story for mainstream audiences that’s been produced in years. Far from being a niche [Read More...]

“This World is as Broken as It is Beautiful” – A Reflection on the Sandy Hook School Shootings

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“This world is as broken as it is beautiful.” Brooke White wrote that line as part of a tweet this morning in reaction to the senseless murder of six adults and 20 children at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut today. For me, that summed up the nature of our humanity and the world [Read More...]


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