‘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...]

An Excellent Easter Morning Film

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Film is indisputably the most powerful storytelling medium of the present age, and yet its full potential for Christian educational contexts has remained largely unexplored.  There’s been no shortage of Christian movies, of course, and no shortage of Christian videos of various talking heads, from James Dobson telling us how to parent to Francis Chan telling us how [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...]

Is the Church a Family Anymore?

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Roger Olson makes some interesting observations about the pietist origins of the old Watchnight Services — and some strong claims about the changes in evangelical church life over the past six decades: When I was growing up, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day were very special on our family calendar. The former always brought [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...]


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