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Questions remain after Christian painter Thomas Kinkade dies

(RNS) Thomas Kinkade, a commercially successful painter of pastoral settings and a special favorite of his fellow evangelicals, died Friday (April 6) at the age of 54. Questions remain, however, about his behavior in recent years, including financial scandals as well as suspicions of alcohol abuse and reports of bizarre public incidents. By David Gibson.