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Free Play 115 | Nerdom on the Small Screen

We have seen a shift in nerdy adaptations of things that we love arriving on the smaller screen. Which are the best and what do we want next?

You Can Enjoy Soul; it is Not Heresy

Soul's vision of the afterlife doesn't jive with the Bible, but its message does in many ways.

The Heart in Faith Based

Perhaps the most meta and interesting film of the year is Faith Based, a film in the style of a mockumentary, about the making of a movie, a faith-based one at that.

Church Nerds 21 | The Chosen One

Bubba & Anna discuss depictions of Biblical events in some of the more recent movies and shows, explaining which ones did it poorly and which ones did it best!

Church Nerds 20 | Books vs. Movies

Bubba & Anna discuss their thoughts and fears about the upcoming Netflix adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia and then expand the conversation about the age old debate between books and movies, Narnia and beyond! PLUS: Coffee talk. Follow Church Nerds on Twitter!

Ben Solo: The Prodigal Son of Star Wars

The parable of the prodigal son teaches that no one's ever really gone. The Rise of Skywalker touts the same radical forgiveness with Ben Solo's redemption.

Why Criticism Matters

In the face of the deep divide between fans and critics (*ahem* Star Wars), Kevin Schut argues that criticism can actually change our lives for the better.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

The writers of Love Thy Nerd's Skywalker saga reflections give their impressions on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in the wake of its ranging reception.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

Writer Lisa Eldred shows how Kylo and Luke exemplify two extremes of people addressing life trials, but Yoda shows another way in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Skywalker Saga Reflections – Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Writer Scott Kingsolver argues how Star Wars: The Force Awakens exemplifies the value in embracing a beloved and messy past with a forward-thinking future.