Stoic News

By Dave Kelly

Saturday, March 01, 2003

Dueling Movie Reviews: Gods and Generals - A Nickel's Worth of Free Advice.

" ' Religion is an integral part of Gods and Generals, particularly on the southern side. Lee and Jackson are forever talking about God's will — Jackson at one point refers to his men as "the Army of the Lord," as he is about to execute deserters — but don't seem much troubled by the question as to whether or not their cause is just in His eyes. Jackson is a true Christian Stoic, believing that man's role was to be largely passive as the will of God worked itself out through history...' "


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