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The Americans is more than a spy show. It explores how a hidden identity is hard to nourish—and an identity embodied in habit is harder to disavow.
Star Trek has long been insistently nonreligious. But in the end it has not replaced religion, just repurposed it.
Arrested Development is back, and family dysfunction is on display. But family may also be the characters' chance to break free from paralyzing narcissism.
The hardest review to write is the B- review. And the History Channel’s five-part miniseries The Bible is neither excellent nor miserable.
How can we imagine a world that counters the one that the Don Drapers helped create?
Beth Felker Jones teaches at Wheaton College in Illinois. She is the author of Faithful: A Theology of Sex.
Jason Byassee teaches homiletics at Vancouver School of Theology.
Kathryn Reklis teaches theology at Fordham University and is codirector of the Institute for Art, Religion and Social Justice.
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