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The Purpose of Protestantism, Calvinism Considered and Augustine & the Early Church
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Jonathan Headington examines the core of Protestantism, determinism inside and outside of Christianity and the ongoing dispute over Dr. Ken Wilson's The Foundation of Augustinian-Calvinism

1917: A Fine Example of Non-Identitarian Filmmaking
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Thomas Cobb reviews 1917 and examines its position as an outlier both in recent cinema and in the filmography of director Sam Mendes

The State of Star Wars on the Eve of Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker
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Jonathan Headington details the current state of Disney Star Wars, looks at what The Rise of Skywalker has to achieve financially and creatively to be a success and explains the conflict of visions between J. J. Abrams and Rian Johnson that has characterised the sequel trilogy

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1917: A Fine Example of Non-Identitarian Filmmaking
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Thomas Cobb reviews 1917 and examines its position as an outlier both in recent cinema and in the filmography of director Sam...

Joker or Woker? The Ideological Battle Over a Comic Villain's Origin Story
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Thomas Cobb reviews Joker and looks at the socio-political wranglings among the commentariat over its true message

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – The Sly Triangulations of Quentin Tarantino
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Thomas Cobb reviews Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, examining its themes, subtexts and place within the controversial...

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1917: A Fine Example of Non-Identitarian Filmmaking
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The release of Joker has inspired outpourings of approval from sources hitherto opposed to the mores of mainstream Hollywood cinema. Paul Joseph...
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – The Sly Triangulations of Quentin Tarantino
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Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, a film which has attracted effusive praise from critics and fans of Tarantino alike, is perhaps one of the most...
Medieval Islamic Sectarianism by Christine D. Baker
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My grandfather used to read a couple of pages from the Oxford English Dictionary every day throughout his retirement, telling anyone who asked why...
The Emergence of the English by Susan Oosthuizen
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I tend to approach books like this with either a degree of trepidation or resignation. As a Welshman, I have had a lifetime of smiling politely at...