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Movie: The Last Temptation of Christ
Jesus (Willem Dafoe), a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas (Harvey Keitel) -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being the savior of mankind torments Jesus throughout his life, leading him to doubt. As he is put to death on the cross, Jesus is tempted by visions of an ordinary life married to Mary Magdalene (Barbara Hershey). [more inside]
Movie: Fanny and Alexander
Two young Swedish children in the 1900s experience the many comedies and tragedies of their lively and affectionate theatrical family, the Ekdahls. [more inside]
Movie: Saint Maud
Follows a pious nurse who becomes dangerously obsessed with saving the soul of her dying patient. [more inside]
The Family: The Family Season 1, Ep 0
Documentary series shown on Netflix which examines a conservative Christian group—known as the Family or the Fellowship—its history, and investigates its influence on American politics. It is based on books by Jeff Sharlet.
God Friended Me: Season 1 Discussion Season 1, Ep 0
An atheist's life is turned upside down when he is "friended" by God on Facebook. [more inside]
The X-Files: Nothing Lasts Forever Season 11, Ep 9
While investigating human organ theft, Mulder and Scully uncover a mysterious cult consumed with macabre rituals. [CW: gory surgery and dissection scenes] [more inside]
The Last Kingdom: Remaining Episodes of The Last Kingdom Season 1, Ep 0
Uhtred son of Uhtred continues in the service of Alfred, King of Wessex, and finds himself at odds with the kingdom's Saxon and Christian customs, both which stand in the way of reclaiming his birthright. Meanwhile, the menace of the Danes looms beyond the horizon, along with the fate of England. [more inside]
Samurai Champloo: Unholy Union (Karma and Retribution) Rewatch Season 2, Ep 19
Guns, God and Government in Edo Japan: wherein a cynical charlatan fleeces the Hidden Christian flock, Fuu gets closer to the Sunflower Samurai, and a truth is finally revealed. [more inside]
Vikings: The Dead Season 3, Ep 10
Ragnar's conversion to Christianity causes unrest as the vikings return to Kattegat after the defeat in Wessex. Ragnar places his trust in those who have stayed by his side all this time. [more inside]
Podcast: TLDR: #42 - GodTube
When Will Rogers discovered GodTube.com, he was bothered by the idea of Christians segregating themselves from the larger cultural conversation. So he set out to start a dialogue. Meredith talks to Will about his GodTube.com videos, what he wanted to communicate, and the people he met.