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In homage to what one reviewer calls "the most popular good vs. evil franchise of all time," FaithandValues.com features a Web portal devoted to Star Wars' spiritual underpinnings. The site considers the influence of Eastern religions and Christianity on the films, the spirituality of Generation X and even suggests Bible verses relevant to Episode 1: The Phantom Menace.


At the British Library's Web site, you can view two electronic versions (paper or vellum) of the Gutenberg Bible, presented in cooperation with Japan's Keio University. Choose a book of the Bible and then a page within to start your visit.


Whether you have an ethical hangup or you find other people's moral dilemmas interesting, check in with Randy Cohen (a.k.a. "The Ethicist") at The New York Times Magazine. Cohen fields questions from folks about everyday ethics. His advice is often conveyed via absurd examples. A discussion board lets readers offer their two cents' worth of advice on the week's problems. Registration is required, but once you provide your name and e-mail address, all current content is free.


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