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Part 1: God In America: From Religious State to Religious Liberty–Watch online here

This is the first part of a five part series we will be running on GodDiscussion featuring the Frontline/PBS series God In America.   This series represents a history of religion in the United States that spans 400 years and is ...

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King James Bible: The Movie to come out on DVD April 5

Politics. Intrigue. Murder.  The history of the King James Bible is filled with action and political intrigue. Here's a tidbit of history by Dr. Laurence Vance: The Bishop's Bible of 1568, although it may have eclipsed the Great Bible, was ...

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Clint Eastwood's "Hereafter" a powerful and gripping inquiry into the afterlife and near death experiences

Recently I had the pleasure of viewing Clint Eastwood's newest directorial effort "Hereafter."   This kind of topic has the downward potential to end up hoky–but Eastwood walks the fine line between with grace and finesse to tell the story of ...

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"The Way" directed by Emilio Estevez and starring Martin Sheen to debut next month

"You don't choose a life–you live one."   This is the lesson that the main character, Tom, an American doctor, played by Martin Sheen, discovers as he journeys along "The Camino," an 800 km pilgrimage from the French Pyrenees to Santiago ...

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"The Action Bible:" a graphic novel, makes the Bible come alive

Upon visiting Walmart the other day, I was scanning the book section as I often do, and came upon a really pleasant surprise. "The Action Bible" seemed to jump off the shelf with its lively cover drawings that drew me ...

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Creators of "South Park" compose smash hit Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon"

Fans of "South Park" are already familiar with the hits religion takes on the show, my own personal favorite the episode where Cartman starts his own church in a tree, the tree gets hit by lightning when Cartman gets too ...

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COOL IT – New Film Documentary Hits Theaters Nov 12

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Oct. 20, 2010– Roadside Attractions, in conjunction with 1019 Entertainment, releases the controversial documentary “COOL IT” to select theatres nationwide Nov. 12, 2010. The film debates current global warming spending, while calling attention to pressing humanitarian crises. Film Challenges Global ...

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Cutting Truths – 50 Enlightening Slices of Life

In a couple of weeks the tenth book of inspirational author; Michael Levy, will be published by Point of Life Inc. “CUTTING TRUTHS.” – 50 Enlightening Slices of Life Investigating journalism meets inspirational expressions as Levy explores education, finance, media, ...

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The power of religion in literature

There is power in stories. The power of stories have always been known by indigenous cultures--they are the record, compiled over hundreds or even thousands of years, regarding how a culture comes to be, from creation stories to how certain things in life come to be. Living on a Sioux reservation for the last year, I have come to be even more aware of the power of story in reclaiming a culture taken over by white European settlement and Christianization. Being Irish, I also am aware of the power of Irish literature that I believe was pivotal in the freeing of the Republic of Ireland from British domination. I believe Story has been a key part for Native America being able to retain (sometimes by their fingernails), as much of their culture as they have.

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