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Ben Affleck, Batman and Us: A Spiritual Reflection on the Backlash

When news broke last week that Ben Affleck was cast as Batman for the upcoming Man of Steel sequel, the fan reaction was swift, harsh, and pervasive. Within hours of the announcement — and months before production is slated to begin on … Continue reading

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Falling, and Learning to Rise

In Batman Begins, the first of Christopher Nolan’s Batman films, a young Bruce Wayne falls into a well and is rescued by his father, Thomas. As Thomas carries Bruce to safety, he reassuringly tells him, “Why do we fall, Bruce? … Continue reading

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