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The Other Woman

Thinking about this passage from┬áBrian Jay Jones's lovely biography of George Lucas: What wasn't right was that George and [then-wife] Marcia's thirteen year marriage was quickly imploding, largely because of Lucas's own neglect. He knew he could be difficult to live with. "It's been very hard on Marcia, living with somebody who is constantly in…

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Thoughts on Christian Publishing

On Twitter, Jared Wilson flagged this list of the bestselling Christian books of 2016. I've seen previous iterations of this list, and each one that I've seen looks frighteningly alike. The gentlest way to say it: the┬áChristian publishing industry is utterly dominated by therapeutic self-help literature. What's more, the sheer amount of non-literature on the…

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