Questioning Society Discovers Jesus in Comic Books

Questioning Society Discovers Jesus in Comic Books

We live in a time when the largest growing religious group is known as the “nones” – people who do not claim any religious affiliation. In the Jan. 29 issue of “The Christian Century,” the rise of the nones is one of the top 10 trends of the 2010s. Within this group,...

‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’

Fred Rogers worried at the end of his life if he was a sheep. That worry was grounded in Jesus’ telling of judgment in Matthew 25 where he speaks of the judgment as being the separation of the sheep from the goats. The sheep were the ones who would enter into...

‘Annihilation’

Change is a dangerous thing. Rapid change is more dangerous because you cannot easily account for what is taking place. “Annihilation” is a movie about change. It is about rapid change taking place on a coastline somewhere in the southern United States....

‘Darkest Hour’

The narrative of history provides many a story worthy of capture on film. It is a rare narrative moment that provides for two stories to be placed on the screen, but the events of May 8 to June 4 in 1940 have yielded two best-picture nominees. Christopher...

‘The Shape of Water’

It is hard to describe “The Shape of Water.” On one level, it is a horror movie, with a character that looks like the Gill Man from those “Creature from the Black Lagoon” movies. Then it looks like a fable about a scrub woman, a la Cinderella,...