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    LOST and the Death of Nuance (*spoiler alert!*)

    LOST and the Death of Nuance (*spoiler alert!*)

    LOST is one of those shows that has captured my mind and heart, and so when it ended this past week after a six-year-run, I was sad. But I was also glad. And I was glad because of the ending. I loved the fact that after six years, all was made right. Sinners are penitent and forgiven, the dead are resurrected, fathers and sons are brought together, lovers are reunited, the crippled are healed, and ‘Christian Shepherd’ opens the doors to Paradise in a church where all are seated and awaiting redemption. And then celestial…

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    The Theology of Centralia, Pennsylvania

    The Theology of Centralia, Pennsylvania

    Centralia, Pennsylvania. Never heard of it? I hadn’t either, until I borrowed a copy of Weird Pennsylvania, a new book which explores the bizarre stuff that happens in our beloved Commonwealth. Recently, Centralia has created quite a buzz. In fact, the recent horror flic, Silent Hill (roughly based on the same-titled video game), was inspired by the town of Centralia.

    Centralia is a small town located about an hour east of Philadelphia. In the 1960’s, Centralia was a fairly happening place and had over 1,000 residents. But during the 60’s, something terrible happened; the immense coal depositsl under the burgeoning town…

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    The Gospel According To LOST

    The Gospel According To LOST

    If you’re a LOSTaholic like me, you will be familiar with this clip from a recent episode of the show. But whether you’ve seen LOST or not, this scene packs a real emotional punch. (If you don’t know much about the show, here’s some background information so that you’ll be able to get a better handle on things):

    The Island: A mysterious, supernatural place, where the characters are currently stranded.
    Locke: A devilish figure, mysteriously bound to the Island, who is attempting to escape with some devoted followers.
    Ben: A Machiavellian, murderous, deceitful man who for years ruled the…

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