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April 04, 2018
The Incredible Faith Behind ‘The Miracle Season
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April 03, 2018
Avengers, Assemble! Finding Faith in Marvel’s Mightiest Superheroes
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March 30, 2018
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March 28, 2018
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March 26, 2018
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March 24, 2018
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March 20, 2018
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March 19, 2018
Sister Jean: A Little Sweet Sanity in March’s Madness
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March 15, 2018
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March 08, 2018
How A Wrinkle in Time Went Wrong
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March 06, 2018
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March 02, 2018
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The Oscars are practically upon us, and The Shape of Water leads the pack with...
February 26, 2018
Living Biblically Creator Patrick Walsh Talks About Family, Faith and His Spiritual Sitcom
Television sitcoms want you to like them. So historically, half-hour comedies have avoided the same...
February 23, 2018
The Eden and Armageddon of Annihilation
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February 16, 2018
Why Black Panther’s The Movie We Need Right Now
T'Challa's in heaven, or something close to it. The newly crowned king of Wakanda stands...
February 05, 2018
Is God an Eagles Fan?
Just moments after the Philadelphia Eagles upset the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl,...
January 27, 2018
Why the Churchill Drama Darkest Hour is as Timely as Ever
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January 23, 2018
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January 21, 2018
The Glory of the Backup: The Inspiring Stories of Case Keenum and Nick Foles
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January 18, 2018
The Girl in ‘Forever My Girl’ Warns Us About the Dangers of Convertibles
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January 16, 2018
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January 14, 2018
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January 11, 2018
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January 08, 2018
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January 05, 2018
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Most folks would call The Post a straightforward docudrama. Maybe if you squinted really, really...
January 03, 2018
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December 18, 2017
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December 14, 2017
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December 11, 2017
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December 06, 2017
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