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Commentary

Faith and Films: The Night of the Hunter

In the only film he ever directed, Charles Laughton’s 1955 classic “The Night of the Hunter” delves into how some people use faith to hurt and manipulate others, while others use faith to protect the vulnerable, all told in a story about being wary of false prophets.

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On Patriotism

Thoughts of patriotism – and its cousin, nationalism – have been on my mind lately as I watch events unfold in Russia and Ukraine, and in the U.S.

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It’s a Great Springtime for God!

It’s been a great springtime for God, or actually for God’s followers. Holy days for Jews, Christians, Muslims, and Baha’is overlapped this year. Sadly, these potentially unifying events are observed separately.

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