Tag Archives: Friday Night Lights

Teen Drama

Alex and I have been watching Friday Night Lights religiously this summer. From fiction’s safe distance, we can explore the torturous, thrilling lives of teens and the adults who love and fail them. We rage at their blindness, weep for their losses, and … Continue reading

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Religion and the Republican Candidates: Pulse Check

This summer I’ve been treating myself to the first season of “Friday Night Lights” on DVD, thanks to a gift from my brother, Erik, an English professor at Grinnell College. Maybe he’ll blog someday about the elements of Shakespearean tragedy … Continue reading

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