‘Noah’: To See or Not to See

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by Galen Dalrymple The movie, Noah, is scheduled to be released nationwide on March 28. It has already generated a great deal of controversy among both Christians and non-Christians. Panned (in advance) by some as being unfaithful to the Biblical narrative, Paramount Pictures has released this statement to accompany the film: “The film is inspired by the story [Read More...]

What Roger Ebert Gave Us – and What He Didn’t

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Roger Ebert is dead: the film critic who filled the needed role of curmudgeon.  He loved movies so much he was willing to hate them when they betrayed either the craft or the viewer. He allowed epics like Star Wars to be no more than they were, but respected what they were.  He was no [Read More...]

The Long Journey from Javert to Valjean

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A guest post from my sainted father, Galen C. Dalrymple: * Born Javert, Reborn Valjean By Galen C. Dalrymple Much has been written, by people far wiser than I, about the characters and story of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables. I just want to tell you my story and how it relates to Javert and Valjean. [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/31/12 – When Death Comes Home; Get ALL the Story; Entitlement and Grace; Les Mis’ Theology

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/31/12: Karen Spears Zacharias, Patheos/Karen Spears Zacharias: “I read recently that in tribal villages it is the wails of the mourning that alerts others in the village when someone has died. People in this country don’t give over much to wailing. We are conditioned to think that such mourning is unbecoming. I blame [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/24/12 – Gun Control Fantasies; Jesus and the ‘God-button’; Tebow and the Patience of Job

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/24/12: Johnnie Moore, Patheos/Philosophical Fragments: “We must let what we know about God compensate for what we don’t understand about Him. While we think we need answers, what we actually need is God Himself.” Stephen Greenhut, Orange County Register: Utopian Fantasies of Gun Control Advocates J. E. Dyer, Patheos/The Optimistic Christian: “What a [Read More...]


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