In Defense of the Lions

The sky is falling!  Christians are an endangered species!  Controversial stands on topics like abortion and homosexuality are turning people away from the faith in droves!  Facebook and Twitter are awash in anger against the faithful!  Head for the hills! Christian or not, you can’t escape angry anti-Christian sentiment on Facebook and in real life.  Especially […]

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3D #1: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Welcome to 3D: The Redeeming Culture Podcast! In this episode, Ryan and David take on Ultron and see what Marvel’s latest blockbuster can tell us about God and our relationship with Him. Links: Age of Ultron trailer: youtu.be/JAUoeqvedMo Credits: The 3D Podcast is ©2015 Redeeming Culture. The theme song is adapted from “Hero” by Doctor […]

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The Most Dangerous Beard in History

Obi-Wan Kenobi.  Albus Dumbledore.  Gandalf the Grey.  Yinsen.  What do these characters all have in common (besides an awesome white beard)? They all died. Specifically, they all died before the quest could be completed, or in some cases before it was even properly begun.  In Joseph Campbell’s Hero with a Thousand Faces, he doesn’t mention the […]

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Spoilers for the Beginning of Time

A twist ending is not a recent invention, of course.  Anna Karenina and Sherlock Holmes are both strong candidates for spoiler alerts, but until the second half of the 20th century brought us wide releases, nearly universal fan bases, mass interactive media, and time-shifted viewing in the form of VHS tapes, it was unlikely that you would […]

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What To Expect from Avengers: Age of Ultron (SPOILER FREE)

Not sure what to expect from Marvel’s latest superpowered blockbuster?  We’ve got you covered in this quick spoiler-free review. What’s it about? The Avengers.  Do you really need to know anything else?  Age of Ultron carries on several ongoing storylines from the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Loki’s scepter from the first Avengers movie, for instance, as well as several […]

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Road Trip!

Last week, I experienced a little taste of what I think heaven will be like.  It tasted like an abandoned motel and a flat tire. Let me explain. If you read last week’s post, you’ll know that I took my family to Washington D.C. for the Cherry Blossom festival last week.  We took our time getting […]

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