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The focused uncertainty of The Leftovers is a parable for our own more diffuse reality. This could make it a deeply theological show.
I have always watched TV in community. In many ways these communities of shared stories have shaped the stories I tell about my life.
After centuries of Westerners going to Africa to teach, documentary filmmaker James Ault goes to learn.
Several times a day, my Facebook feed invites me to cry, laugh, or feel amazed. I click almost every time.
In adapting my course for video, I had to learn to bridge the distance between me and students I couldn't imagine, let alone see.
Beth Felker Jones teaches at Wheaton College in Illinois. She is the author of Faithful: A Theology of Sex.