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The Church in a Media-Saturated Society
Originally Posted: 04/28/2014 - 1:27pm | Type: Blog

What does it mean for us, and especially for our children to live in a media-saturated society with all this information and “info-tainment” thrown into our faces? I grew up in th ...

Q&A: 'Noah' Director Darren Aronofsky on Justice vs. Mercy
Originally Posted: 03/24/2014 - 3:41pm | Type: Blog

The Noah epic releasing in theaters this Friday promises to be controversial, with director Darren Aronofsky calling it “the least biblical biblical film ever made.” The Noah ...

Missed Reckonings
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins Fifty years ago, a kind of innocence was taken, and a kind of brokenness remains unrepaired. T ...

Time to Start Talking
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 8:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins There is an overwhelming need for publicly compelling conversation about violence, guns, and the role of entertainment med ...

Bread and Circus
Originally Posted: 08/03/2012 - 10:44am | Type: Blog

Juvenal believed far too many citizens were far too willing to cooperate in their own exploitation. What I find incredibly intriguing — and disconcerting — about Juvenal’s observations is that, numerous genera ...