Clarks Narrative

18 Apr 19
Religion in Popular Culture

The Dark Knight Returns is a graphic novel written by Frank Miller and published by DC Comics in 1986. The story is set in an alternate version of Gotham in the same year, the narrative focusing on an aged Batman who has been retired for ten years following the death of his sidekick, Jason Todd. […]

18 Apr 19
Lisa Thatcher

Appropriation Fledgling Theatre Company Studio Blueprint, 17-27 April. You can grab your tickets here. For Paul Gilchrist, the revelation of an ego-doped Fortinbras (Nick O’Regan) chaotically crushing his way to claim the throne bequeathed by Hamlet lends itself to an examination of power as wielded by a white guy. Because this exists as a precursor […]

17 Apr 19
National Post

Given that female premiers are so rare, and their re-election record so poor, the question arises whether a politicians’ gender plays a role in their success

17 Apr 19
Kelly Jane Clark

Traversing life as a new mom of two has got me thinking more about the topic of self-care. A common narrative I often hear as a mom is, “Your days are so long and tedious, you’re getting no sleep, you deserve _______ .” Fill in the blank with whatever the speaker wants to sell me. […]

17 Apr 19
Shut Up & Yoga

Whether you’re a curious yogi, a seasoned teacher wanting to take your knowledge further, or a studio owner looking to start or improve your teacher training, you only need a quick Google search to swim in a sea of yoga teacher training offerings. Given the financial investment required for any training, choosing the right one […]

17 Apr 19
With An Accent

An in-depth inquest into the disappearance of Barry Allen, and an exploration of how The Flash really feels about the Fastest Man Alive.

17 Apr 19

From The Darkness Into The Light

 THE NOTRE DAME FIRE: CIVILIZATION BURNING April 17, 2019 The Notre Dame Fire: Civilization Burning Mel Lawrenz Minister at large for Elmbrook Church, and director of The Brook Network [Read author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ Bible Gateway Blog series, How to Live the Bible and sign up to receive his essays via email here.] April 15, 2019 the great cathedral […]

17 Apr 19
The Thing

When I was in college, I read and analyzed Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!. It’s difficult to describe, but when I reached the ending, I felt a strong compulsion to start again, as if the ending was leading back to the beginning. When coupled with Campbell’s 1938 Who Goes There?, Carpenter’s 1982 version of The Thing seemed […]

17 Apr 19
RESPECTFUL INSOLENCE

There’s an ongoing measles outbreak among the Orthodox Jewish community in southeast Michigan. The genesis of the outbreak is more complex than the usual “antivaxers did it” narrative, and this outbreak shows how we’re all interconnected.

17 Apr 19
Your Sports Network

TORONTO, OH- If you’re new to YSN’s softball coverage, there’s one thing you need to know: Lisbon is really good at playing softball.  Five hits from Justyce Vrable, and four hits from Kenedy Vrable helped lead the way for Lisbon over Toronto 20-7 on Tuesday. Lisbon grabbed an early lead when they scored on a walk by Mya Emmerling with the […]

17 Apr 19
Degrees of Certainty

Thirty years ago, I was invited to interview for a place at Oxford University. I travelled down from my hometown of Liverpool and at the allotted time entered a fusty room at a storied college. Inside, sitting around a horseshoe table, were seven men. As the interview progressed it became clear that, like the seven […]

17 Apr 19
Down an Unfamiliar Road

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda PAUL’S LETTER TO THE GALATIAN CHURCH CHAPTER ONE (Lesson I) BACKGROUND: “History of the Christian Church” writer Phillip Schaff, tells us that the date of the Epistle to the Galatians was being written by Paul between 56–58 AD.1 Some other scholars believe, however, it was written […]

17 Apr 19
spoiledmilks

Amazon Affiliate Disclosure: I receive a percentage of revenue if you buy from Amazon on my blog (at no cost to you).  24 “But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, 25 and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. 26 And […]