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Answering the Puritans Part 3

In this series (click here for Part 1), I'm looking at 5 questions about arts based on something a Puritan wrote and giving some answers. To read my thoughts on the previous question, click here.  Question (2 of 5): Is portraying sin in art sinful? Answer: Not necessarily. Portraying sin as good is certainly sinful. But …

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Quotes from a Recent Interview

I've mentioned a few times before that I make short films with a group called Robotic Flyers Productions. Recently, the group decided to interview members and post the interviews online. You can find my interview here. For those of you who can't understand someone speaking  thirty words a second, here's a transcript of some of …

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What Filmmakers Can Learn From Passion of the Christ

“Christian movies” seem to go through times when they’re especially popular. For example, the 1950’s and 60’s produced some excellent Biblical epics. Since the early 2000’s, Biblical adaptations and movies with faith-based themes have been very popular. People debate a lot of things about the new Christian movie trend, but everyone seems to agree on …

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