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Ashes and Repentance

The association of ashes (or dust) with repentance has a long history. After Job, for example, encounters God, his response is to “repent in…

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I Wish I’d Known

One. He insisted if I was a girl I be named after her. Interesting, isn’t it? Boys are frequently named after the father and…

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Film comment: Avatar (2009)

Ross Douthat, an Op-ed columnist for the New York Times and film reviewer for National Review, saw Avatar, James Cameron’s latest movie epic and…