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Looking upward, seeking refinement — finding God in Hollywood

Looking upward, seeking refinement — finding God in Hollywood

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"First off, I want to thank God, because that's who I look up to. He has graced my life with opportunities that I know are not of my hand or any other human hand." So said actor Matthew McConaughey upon receiving the Best Actor Academy Award at last Sunday's Oscars. Observers described this open expression of faith as an awkward moment at the ceremony, in that Hollywood sees itself as uneasy with religious expression.

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