“When I started, I was using these people in Korea to fulfill my aspirations to go to Sundance, but I found something much great” says Brian Ivie, director of “The DropBox.” His critically-acclaimed movie has made him a major player in a burgeoning faith film industry.
(RNS) An exhibit in Berkeley, Calif., questions the gender of popular female Catholic saints, affording artist Alma Lopez a chance to ask viewers what is feminine, what is masculine, and is there something holy in the mashup.
The one time Grammy nominee and lesbian has walked into the furnace again with a new album and tell-all memoir. She talks about sexuality, scrutiny and why she wishes she could take back a lyric in one of her songs.
Some evangelical leaders have criticized Paramount’s forthcoming “Noah” film for not being fully accurate. RNS’ Jonathan Merritt points out that these leaders have supported equally inaccurate biblical productions and misunderstand how good art functions.
Hanging in the hallways of Broadway Church, a historic stone structure in midtown Kansas City, Mo., are more than 200 artistic portrayals of Jesus. Inspired by Salvador Dali’s “Christ of St. John of the Cross,” the church’s former pastor, Paul R. Smith, began collecting these “faces of Jesus”, which were mounted in 1996.