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This Year, Biblical Films Are Fruitful And Multiplying

There's a flood of biblical proportions this year in Hollywood: Noah, Exodus and Son of God are all hitting big screens in 2014. What meaning hath this year's spate of Bible-based films?

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Obamacare's National Enrollment Looks OK, But States Matter More

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Why We Got Fatter During The Fat-Free Food Boom

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Mr. Clean The Roy Hargrove Quintet
I'm Not So Sure The Roy Hargrove Quintet
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IMF's Lagarde: Women In Workforce Key To Healthy Economies

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This Year, Biblical Films Are Fruitful And Multiplying

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Sicilian Blue Hiromi
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Vartha Ambrose Akinmusire
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Marine Draws Strength From His Marriage To Recover From Burns

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Born From The Border, Tijuana Grows In New Ways

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In 'Cesar Chavez,' A Reluctant Hero Fights For 'La Causa'

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El Lado Oscuro de Mi Compadre Terrestre
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