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Oldtime religion under the stagelights

A couple of years ago, I was in a production of “Inherit the Wind” at Villagers Theatre.

The play is a theater staple, portraying a fictitious account of the Scopes Monkey Trial. 293 more words


Summer Under the Stars: Gene Kelly in Inherit the Wind (1960) 

Somewhere along the way, I fell in love with Gene Kelly. I, who had been courted by Fred Astaire, found my loyalties shifting. Yes, I can and do love both. 645 more words


July 21 in history:

The first U.S. train robbery west of the Mississippi happened on July 21st, 1873, near Adair, Iowa.  The James-Younger Gang got away with about three thousand dollars from a safe and from the train’s passengers. 103 more words

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A New Perspective

My Experience

I recently read Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson.  It was not merely a pleasure, it was, for me, a rare and valued event:  It changed my mind in some significant ways.   1,721 more words


Inherit the Wind

(sermon 4/23/17)

Spencer Tracy, Frederic March, and Harry Morgan in the 1960 film “Inherit the Wind”

John 20:19-31

When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.”After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. 1,413 more words

This is my Church!

In an earlier posting, I included a scene from the film On the Waterfront in which the character Father Barry (as portrayed by Karl Malden) is confronting union officials on the death of a dock worker. 571 more words


Inherit the Wind

Scopes Monkey Trial

Henry Drummond: I say that you cannot administer a wicked law impartially. You can only destroy, you can only punish. And I warn you, that a wicked law, like cholera, destroys every one it touches.

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