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The Place Beyond the Pines: Where Toxic Shame is Met with Apology

The Place Beyond the Pines: Where Toxic Shame is Met with Apology

…the rejection begins to eat him alive–reverting to control and violence as his way of relating to her and the boy. Upon the event of his last bank hit, Luke suddenly finds himself in a high-speed chase. Police officer, Avery Cross (Bradley Cooper) stalks him down, finally cornering him in a bedroom of a house a few blocks away from the place where Luke crashed his bike. Avery then shoots and kills the robber. Before the shootout scene, Ave…

On TV: I Am Deacon Claybourne

On TV: I Am Deacon Claybourne

…ons turning from financial to sexual; Juliette taking showers with a dude named Dante, for Music City’s sake. I considered dropping the recording from my DVR list several times, most of them coinciding with the appearances of Avery’s childish pout, which could have generated its own drinking game. But there remained one reason for me to tune in each week. Okay, two: Connie Britton’s hair counts as both a reason and a work of art. Reason number t…

I Don’t Teach Poor Kids: Need and Moralistic Stereotyping

I Don’t Teach Poor Kids: Need and Moralistic Stereotyping

…-city through a certain corps of college grads, responded lightly with, “Just don’t forget, rich kids still have hearts.” I still think about that, especially now. Excerpts from the following story by Andrea Avery takes this line of thinking to experience. A teacher at a well-to-do private school, she talks about the moralistic pharisee in us all, the one that judges that to be best, and this to be, well, okay, not as good. She…

Mark Galli is Cooking

Mark Galli is Cooking

…ge of heresy that I have heard in that regard. From Calvinists, Wesleyans, or anybody.

Many different theologians wrote essays in Forde's honor after his death. Fitz Allison and John Rodgers are two of them. Avery Dulles is another. None of these men would, to my knowledge, associate themselves with heterodoxy of any kind. Sinclair Fergueson, the PCA minister, gladly wrote an essay alongside Forde in a book on sanctification an…

For Your Weekend Viewing Pleasure–Jesus People: The Movie

Colton LOTS of Christopher Guest in there. Avery This is my new favorite past time, Jesus People. THANKS for the heads up. Now I’m gonna pitter my whole weekend away. :) dpotter ‘You’re all living such victorious Christian lives, I didn’t want to admit how dysfunctional my upbringing was.’ Art imitating life.

Glad to see V. Jackson is back…she is an outspoken Christian. Here she is on TBN, I believe she is responding to her former S…