What you will be rememberd for most… is not your influence on major figures of the 20th Century, but on the common person for the Kingdom of God.
I had a job interview a couple of days ago. As the potential job involved a Christian website, I was asked about my theology during the interview. Based on my … Continue reading But Am I?
In the story of redemption, the grievance is from one direction and the reconciliation from the other.
On Good Friday, one man knew Jesus was a king: the condemned thief dying right beside him. Jesus was mocked by Romans, rejected by Jews, and abandoned by his own disciples that day. But for a man at the end of his rope, the only hope was in Jesus being the king he claimed to be.
The 1990s began with some award-winning masterpieces, followed by international films that would shape the future of the genre.
Even as the world faced its own terrors with the most expansive war in history, Hollywood continued to make modes of escape, even if it had to slash budgets to do so. Smaller budgets, however, did not prevent some real gems from emerging.
There is one decade where I could not possibly narrow down my selected films to five. The 1930s were the heyday of the horror film and, for this reason, it alone earns two posts.
I was going to do a post every day of this week here in recognition of Holy Week and how it has been interpreted in art and theology. However, on … Continue reading And then… life happened.
Tomorrow, Palm Sunday, beings Passion Week (or Holy Week) in the Western Christian calendar. I will be blogging through the week, reflecting on the significance of the days, the ways broader Christianity commemorates this week, and particularly how it has been expressed in artwork.
But he was pierced for our transgressions, tortured for our iniquities; the chastisement he bore is health for us and by his scourging we are healed. We had all strayed … Continue reading Good Friday
(This review is abridged from a critical analysis submitted for a seminary course.) Peter J. Leithart. A House for My Name: A Survey of the Old Testament. Moscow, ID: Canon … Continue reading Review: A House for My Name
The Wolfman. Directed by Joe Johnson. Starring Benecio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Hugo Weaving, and Geraldine Chaplin. Universal Pictures, 2010. Rated R. My rating: 3.8/5.0 One going to … Continue reading Review: The Wolfman