(RNS) A crop of December movies have strong religious themes, both Christian and Jewish, and there are a few for the skeptical and the atheist as well.
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BERLIN (Reuters) “The more we talked about it, the more parallels we discovered between Christian traditions and the Star Wars movies,” said Ulrike Garve. “We wanted to make churchgoers aware of these analogies.”
(RNS) I moved to Boston the week Cardinal Bernard Law resigned. As I read those chilling Globe reports, I sensed that the darkness and an unusually cold winter were apt metaphors for the heartbreak and pain the scandal caused.
(RNS) A dance critic finds the animating spirit of grace in athletes, entertainers, rock show roadies and politicians.
“It wasn’t politicians that led the Civil Rights Movement, it was pastors,” said faith-based filmmaker Jon Erwin, whose new faith-and-football movie opens Friday (Oct. 16.)
(RNS) “Left Behind” and “The Good Lie” both aim to attract a faith-based crowd, and they’ll both test Hollywood’s appetite for religion.
(RNS) The brilliance of a well-told dystopian tale is not only that it appeals to liberals and conservatives. It also shows both that they have similar fears and, alas, may not be so different.
(RNS) Superman has always been identified with Jesus, which is why Warner Bros. Pictures made a big pitch to churches and pastors to get the flock to see the new “Man of Steel” movie. But many Christians are leaving the theater saying this Superman isn’t Jesus; he’s “the anti-Christ.”