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Room is a story about surviving impossible circumstances and about processing trauma and learning to adjust to a new life once you’ve been set free.
Shake off the season’s familiarity, and wake up to Advent with our newest study guide series.
Can anything overcome death’s terrible threat?
Harry and his friends struggle to make it through trying times in the first part of the past film in the Harry Potter series.
Love is in the air and in the chocolates in this sixth installment in the Harry Potter franchise.
Dumbledore, like God so often, stays silent despite Harry’s protests for answers.
The Goblet of Fire belches forth complications concerning Harry’s fate.
There’s a lot to be afraid of in the wizarding world. Harry Potter learns to handle his fear.
Harry Potter is keeping secrets, and his friends are getting hurt.
Harry Potter’s world is full of good and evil. How can Harry tell them apart?
As it rushes on and Gotham is besieged by terror—terror initiated by both Gotham’s villains and heroes—The Dark Knight constructs an increasingly complex moral landscape. The characters we assume to be good are increasingly twisted toward evil by the film’s events…
Two short films dealing with immigration.
Lent is a time of suspense, a time of darkness, a time to meditate on the need for resurrection in our own lives, the lives of our communities, and our world. Resurrection is coming, but it isn’t here yet…
Our focus this first week of Lent is on betrayal, and betrayal is the perfect theme to begin with, because betrayal—expecting and wanting a good thing, but finding something bad instead—is at the heart of everything we will focus on throughout Lent…
Our focus this second week is on conviction. We all deserve conviction for breaking either God’s laws or society’s. Is there any escape from our guilt?
Christians, historically, haven’t dealt well with physical aspects of our being. We’ve long maintained a divide between the physical and the spiritual aspects of our lives. We tried to negate the physical, called it “the flesh,” and pinned all our sins to it. We’ve repressed it. We’ve avoided it. We’ve tried to hide it.
The Avengers are rallying around the audience. They are fighting on behalf of the people in the theater seats watching them on the silver screen. The Avengers assemble for us. And this, I think, is this series’ greatest strength…
Peter Parker has responsibilities to his friends and family and the city. How can he balance them? How can we learn how to balance our lives from his struggles? Might Spider-Man have something to say to married and single folk alike?
All the problems are the result of one man’s fear of death. Rather than life the lifespan appointed to him and pass on his legacy to the next generation, Yashida clings foolishly to life and threatens to take anyone else’s life he needs to take to ensure he stays alive…
How might a more permanent peace be established? It would, necessarily, involve moving past fear. It would also, necessarily, involve the destruction of all weapons. It would also involve continuously rejecting violence…