Monthly Archives: January 2010

Pulp Christian – Pulp Fiction vs. Passion of the Christ

One offers brain particles all over the interior of a car, the other a drawn out, bloody journey to the cross. One is viewed as gratuitous violence, while the other is praised for portraying the anguish of the Savior. Let’s … Continue reading

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Conscience Jolted and Yet No Apology

I’ve maintained for a long time that men need to hold each other accountable, at least to a certain degree. A few months ago I was on the receiving end of some firm advice and since then I’ve taken the … Continue reading

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First Speech on Love at the Banquet: The Young Man

After a long day in the office, I walked into the house to find my wife waiting for me with her hand on her hip. “Hey beautyterrific,” I said with forced, friendly enthusiasm. Lee Anne just glared at me. “Oh no,” … Continue reading

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Spell-Binding Sunset – Response To Dostoevsky’s “The Devils”

After finishing Dostoevsky’s The Devils again, I was struck by how sad Stavrogin’s decision made me despite the atrocities he committed; and I also found myself thinking about spell-binding sunsets. Whenever I find myself awed by the brilliant colors of … Continue reading

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