Posts tagged "film"

Angels in the Material World

The angels — or, at least, the critics — are already singing the praises of HBO’s yet-to-air, six-hour adapatation of Angels in America, Tony Kushner’s epic play about Reagan, AIDS, Roy Cohn, and (naturally) God. But much of the mainstream press simply nods toward the play’s theological concerns. Chris Jones of The Chicago Tribune, though, understands that angels are more than harpists...

Don’t Go There, Jews

To the barricades, Christian soldiers: Christianity Today’s editors predict that Mel Gibson’s Passion ”will provoke exactly the same number of anti-Semitic incidents as [Campus Crusade's] Jesus film: Zero.” Therefore, they write, Jews and Catholics had better stop griping — or else. This editorial, coming in evangelical Christianity’s most respected magazine, marks yet another disturbing turn in the Passion battle. CT says concern over the film “borders on anti-Christian...