A Movie For Lincoln’s Birthday

Dr. Tracy McKenzie highly recommends the 2012 film "Lincoln" for Abraham Lincoln's birthday (or President's Day), yet warns that the overall message of the film is an oversimplification of history. By helping us better appreciate the complexities of the past, Dr. McKenzie also helps us to guard against mythologizing the present in an overly simplistic narrative.

Star Wars & Theology: Part 1: The Epiphany of a Great Adventure

Adam Ericksen explores the Star Wars saga and Christian theology, stating, "Coincidentally, or maybe as the Force would have it, Wednesday was also the first day of the Christian season called Epiphany, which means a “manifestation,” or “appearance.” There are important connections between Star Wars and Epiphany, beyond the coincidence of Wednesday’s events."