In a critical scene of Elia Kazan’s On the Waterfront, Father Barry (Karl Malden) confronts boxer-turned-longshoreman Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) in a tavern. Malloy is holding a gun and seeking revenge for the death of his brother at the hands of the gangsters who dominate the local union. The priest pleads with him to give […]
Articles by Benjamin J Dueholm
Benjamin J. Dueholm is Pastor of Worship and Education at Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wauconda, Illinois, and the author of Brutally Ordinary Things: Sacred Practices in a Secular World, forthcoming from Eerdmans in 2018.
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