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The Good Lie: Substitionary Atonement (DVD Review)

In Huckleberry Finn, Huck lies to keep the ex-slave Jim from being discovered and recaptured. This is a “good lie,” one which doesn’t actually benefit Huck but which is committed selflessly to protect someone else. It’s the ‘hook’ or spin of … Continue reading

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One-On-One With Red Band Society/The Good Lie’s Margaret Nagle (Movie/TV Interview)

The Good Lie, showing in theaters this Friday, tells the story of a group of Sudanese young men who find safe haven in the United States through a humanitarian mission and meet their employment caseworker, Carrie Davis (Reese Witherspoon). Before … Continue reading

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