Man of Steel, Man of Faith? Part 5: “And the American Way”

Man of Steel, Man of Faith? Part 5: “And the American Way”

How does one define “Americana?” Anything that represents American culture? Baseball, apple pie, and the Fourth of July? Whatever’s decorating the walls at Applebee’s? No doubt, there are images, music, and movies that everyone would agree are considered “Americana.” Elvis Presley. Norman Rockwell. Gone with the Wind. That famous black-and-white...

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Man of Steel, Part 4: Messiah from Krypton?

Man of Steel, Part 4: Messiah from Krypton?

Let it be known that at the time of this writing, I own no less than three Superman statues, about four or five coffee table books, and 300 Superman comics, a few even autographed by creators. The entire collection has been purchased in my adulthood, honest (see part 1)! I...

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Man of Steel, Part 3: Rockets and Hebrew Baskets

Man of Steel, Part 3: Rockets and Hebrew Baskets

Have you heard the story of a newborn babe placed in a protected container and sent away to escape destruction, after which he is adopted by a people not his own?  You got it.  It’s the story of Superman… and Moses. The baby Moses was put in a basket and...

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