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Superheroes and Spies

Author's note: I originally wrote this piece for as an article for The Odyssey Online when I was writing weekly articles for that site. I never got around to publishing it there, but thought some readers may find the ideas interesting. Superhero movies and James Bond-style spy movies may not sound very similar at first. …

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Why Aren’t There More Comic Books For Kids?

Like many comic books fans, I discovered comics at an early age and haven't looked back since. Surprisingly though, it took me a few years to truly enjoy comics - the first few years I found them exciting but often confusing, they were like a riddle I needed to solve. Here's why: https://www.theodysseyonline.com/arent-there-more-comic-books-kids (Article first …

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Need a Good Quote?

Sometimes when working on a research project or just something fun you need a good, compelling quotation to accent whatever you're trying to communicate. I had to compile lots of quotations for an internship project, here's my list of great books and websites for finding those nice, snappy statements: https://www.theodysseyonline.com/great-sites-and-books-for-collecting-quotes (This article first published April …

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5 Christian Books on Art for Small Groups

If you've enjoyed my past posts about books on art for small groups or best books to read about faith and art, I recommend checking this article I wrote for the Odyssey, "5 More Books For Small Group Studies On Christian Art": https://www.theodysseyonline.com/craig-j-hazen   (I am not entirely certain why the URL says "Craig J …

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