With production values and writing that far surpass the first two installments, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s passion project tackles perhaps its most captivating episode tonight. TV has never seen anything like it.
As American society increasingly questions the importance of what we in the humanities do, in the classroom I’ve been able to depend less and less on the grand narratives that long ago motivated my own passion for literature and instead imagined an importance for literature—a story behind the story—sourced not in grand abstract metanarratives, but in what students themselves find viscerally and deeply important.
One of today’s most articulate voices for faithful engagement in culture, Dean Batali, is best known for his work on That ‘70s Show, where he served as a writer for seven years and as an executive producer for the show’s final season.
Academic Branding: Professors Producing Hollywood-Style Previews to Attract Students, by Daniel A. Gross
Harvard University was an early adopter in short videos shared across social networks to boost student interest and attendance as they “shop” for classes. They have an intimacy that course catalogs and posters lack.
The one thing I get asked about the most by other aspiring filmmakers is not about those more high profile experiences, but about how to go out and raise money to make their first features.
From Indie Producer to Super Bowl Director to Studio Films: Interview with Producer/Director Mark Freiburger
Before Transformers, I had zero knowledge of anything VFX related because I had only been making low budget Indies. But this experience changed that for me.
Like Tevye, the stories of Scripture provide not only fertile soil for nurturing reinterpretations of our philosophy and culture for a new generation, but also irresistible bedrock for grounding the story of our own life in the mind of God.
The patron saint of Ireland is rarely credited with what was perhaps his greatest achievement.
Patrick developed his “shield” or “breast-plate” prayer to help him “put on the full armor of God” (Ephesians 6:12) in the midst of the incredible trials he faced in bringing the word of God to Ireland.
Whereas Plato and Aristotle interacted with their students as friends, the depersonalized modern university student is often little more than a number. No relationship means no moral transformation, at least not for the good.
The relationship between music and science is more complicated (and beautiful) than we ever imagined.
It’s a great experience – and it’s being released in Surround Sound so you’ll experience the music as if you were right in the venue.
A great storyteller — whether a journalist or editor or filmmaker or curator or professor or pastor — helps people figure out not only what matters in the world, but also why it matters.
Edwards is widely recognized as one of the most important American thinkers and religious figures and as a major figure in the history of Christian thought. The release of Edwards’ work comes at a moment of renewed interest in the preacher, especially among conservative evangelicals.
Fear, Shame, Hiding, and Blame: God and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, by Sue Stratton
We must overcome these four deeply rooted response patterns to become all that we are created to be. We must somehow return to the Garden from whence we came.
Of course God is present in all of his creation all of the time, but this is different. I tell my college students: God is ‘in your face’ present!
Millennials are by far the least likely age group to be aware of Lent—but, interestingly, they are more likely than average to say they are planning to fast.