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God's popularity drops

God needs to get better press.
Idiot Box
By MATT BORS  |  July 27, 2012
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God listens to Santorum's speech

The Almighty follows the progress of the GOP candidates.
Failure
By KARL STEVENS  |  March 16, 2012
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Driven to extremes


I start to worry about my judgment when I see that the things I like about some films rouse people to litigation and rioting. For...
By Peter Keough  |  October 10, 2011
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When God Walked Through the Projects

Boston's crack era effectively began in late 1986, when Darryl Whiting stepped into Roxbury's Orchard Park projects.
Twenty years after he became the first man in the state to get life in prison for dealing crack, Darryl Whiting's twisted legacy lives on
By GEORGE P. HASSETT  |  October 07, 2011
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Review: Higher Ground

True to the film's title, Vera Farmiga tries to elevate the bitter dialogue between secularism and fundamentalism to higher ground, regarding both sides with compassion and clarity.
Farmiga's directorial debut
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 09, 2011
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In his new graphic novel, Craig Thompson wins an argument with God

This book is a gorgeous object; to make it, Thompson apparently covered himself in honey and rolled around in a thousand years of Arabic calligraphy and Islamic art, and the result is breathtaking — the amount of ink expended on one resplendent panel aft
Illuminated manuscript
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  September 02, 2011


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God's country

We live in Massachusetts, with troubles of our own. So why should we care about What's the Matter with Kansas? , the title of Thomas Frank's new book?
Thomas Frank goes to the heartland
By CATHERINE TUMBER  |  July 29, 2011

Rapture, ruptured

May 21 came and went, and nobody got lifted naked skyward into Heaven.
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By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  May 27, 2011
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Review: Cappella Clausura in Ordo Virtutum

Sex and the single (it’s the only one we have) 12th-century opera? That’s what an early-music outfit was promising at the First Lutheran Church of Boston this past Sunday.
Cappella Clausura tames the Devil at the First Lutheran Church on November 12, 2010
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  November 19, 2010
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Checking in with the Westboro Baptist Church

I went to a picketing of a "pervert-run" high school by the infamous Westboro Baptist Church ...
Idiot Box
By MATT BORS  |  June 25, 2010
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Greg Epstein, Atheist Superstar

Once an intellectual taboo, atheism has become one of the great growth industries of the third millennium.
Can Harvard's humanist chaplain save nonbelief from itself?
By ADAM REILLY  |  November 27, 2009


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Fletcher, MRTPQ, Box of Sound, Jew Know, Wild Light and WTF


Today Fletcher reviews Leonard Part 6, we talk about higher powers in the MRTPQ, see w...
By Charlie  |  April 08, 2009

Wrestle in peace

In a life of many garlands and much renown, it was Mailer’s strange engagement with literary destiny always to be trapped on the wrong side of his art.
Remembering Mailer, the blustery king of American letters
By JAMES PARKER  |  November 14, 2007
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Holy War!

There’s no doubt about it: right now, God is on the side of the atheists.
A new army of atheists is taking no prisoners in its battle with God and his self-appointed faith dealers
By JAMES PARKER  |  June 06, 2007

The wrath of God


  This Greek tragedy is a triumph
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