Author: Film and Religion

Spielberg directing Moses

Steven D. Greydanus wrote an article at the National Catholic Register a couple of days ago titled “Moses, Spielberg & DeMille: Why Spielberg should do the next Moses movie” After covering Spielberg’s past achievement and...

Women, Religion, and Film: Higher Ground Raises the Stakes

Sarah Sentilles provides an intelligent review at Religion Dispatches of a new movie titled Higher Ground. She starts it with Watching Higher Ground, Vera Farmiga’s directorial debut based on Carolyn Briggs’ memoir This Dark World, felt like...

Dr David Tollerton: Job of Suburbia?

Dr David Tollerton wrote an article titled “Job of Suburbia? A Serious Man and Viewer Perceptions of the Biblical” about the Coen brothers‘ movie A Serious Man, which will come out in the next issue...

Wendy M. Wright: Of Gods and Men

Wendy M. Wright wrote an article about the 2010 French drama Of Gods and Men, which will come out in the next issue of the Journal of Religion and Film. She starts her article with It...

Burning Man’s Spirituality vs TV watching

Lee Gilmore, author of “Theater in a Crowded Fire: Ritual and Spirituality at Burning Man” posted an essay about the spiritual aspects of the Burning Man phenomena. In it she included a though provoking...

Rabbi Norman M. Cohen: A Serious Man

Rabbi Norman M. Cohen wrote an article about the Coen brothers‘ movie A Serious Man, which will come out in the next issue of the Journal of Religion and Film. The first three paragraphs...