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For parts one through three, click here Although we have covered some important aspects of Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body,” one might wonder precisely how the sexual roles of men and women differ according to God’s original plan. Essentially, the man is the “active” partner who makes a gift of himself […]

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For parts one and two, click here If you love Game of Thrones, chances are you love Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage).  But let’s face it: His popularity doesn’t do much to foster a healthy sense of morality in our society. Take Tyrion, a whoring, cussing, imbibing, lustful dwarf who is at the same time charming […]

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Just for the heck of it, I’ll be both unoriginal and narcissistic and start by quoting myself (the following is from part one of this series): J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, (. . .) has nothing like [Game of Thrones‘] candid material.  But leaving that aside for the moment, let us note another key […]

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I want to begin by referencing an article by a man with whom I am proud to share a first name: Daniel Stewart.  In “‘Why is that woman naked?’: Sources of Objectification in Game of Thrones,” he argues that the HBO series portrays sex essentially as a tool of power: In the world of Game […]

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I wasn’t sure whether I was going to watch Game of Thrones this year.  After some hemming and hawing, I decided to give it a shot (I’ve stuck with it this long, haven’t I?). As it turned out, season six

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For parts one through four, click here Well I guess our subject is both timely and apropos, given the recent sexual abuse allegations against various high profile media and entertainment figures. Sadly, this problem is very much like the Halloween franchise’s Michael Myers: It can be neutralized in individual circumstances, but it never really dies (not, […]

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Film & Television Reviews/Commentaries ‘Lincoln’ and Natural Law Wolves and Whales: Man and Nature in ‘The Grey’ and ‘Big Miracle’ Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Home Alone ‘Home Alone’ — A Great Work of Art ‘Home Alone’ Redux — Part One of Two ‘Home Alone’ Redux — Part Two of […]

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