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"Sympathy must precede belligerence. First I must understand the other, as it were, from the inside; then I can critique it from the outside. So many people skip right to the latter." -- Steven D. Greydanus
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"Anyway, in general I love tragic artists, especially classical ones."

"Even the forms for expressing truth can be multiform, and this is indeed necessary for the transmission of the Gospel in its timeless meaning."

- Pope Francis, August 2013 interview with Antonio Spadaro

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Christmas was made for the 1940s.  My favorites:

  • The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
  • Holiday Inn (1942)
  • It's A Wonderful Life (1946)
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  • The Cheaters (1946)
  • It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1948)
  • Remember the Night (1940)
  • The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
  • Christmas In Connecticut (1944)
  • 1941 (1979)

Nick Alexander

Keynote, Worship Leader, Comedian, Parodyist

Host of the Prayer Meeting Podcast - your virtual worship oasis. (Subscribe)

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  • 4 years later...

My favorite Christmas movie will always be the Santa Clause but other films I love as well are Grandma got run over by a reindeer, the Patrick Stewart or George C. Scott versions of a Christmas Carol, rise of the guardians, elf, Arthur Christmas, Jim Carrey's the grinch, Santa buddies, the search for Santa Paws, the Santa Clause 3, home alone, and home alone 2. Obviously I prefer Christmas movies featuring Santa but as rise of the guardians and a Christmas Carol can attest to you can also make wonderful Christmas movies about spiritual matters as well.

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