Beth Felker Jones teaches at Wheaton College in Illinois. She is the author of Touched by a Vampire.
St. Francis and St. Clare's witness was possible only in a world full of grace. Frank and Claire Underwood's story is plausible only in a world stripped of it.
Parents are committed to keeping children safe. But the reality is closer to Benh Zeitlin's vision of chaos than we care to admit.
When Peter Jackson plays up the theme of home, it's a loving riff on Tolkien. But why must he make war the driving engine of the The Hobbit?
Our culture tells young adults to resist adulthood with all their might. New Girl portrays characters who want something more.
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