"The Plot Against America" is a wake up call. Even and especially for rabbis.
(RNS) — ‘McMillions,’ the hit HBO documentary series, offers true crime with a soul.
Bibi got it wrong. "Our Boys" shows Israel in all its rich complexity.
(RNS) — In the end, the one who ascends the throne of Westeros is neither the mightiest nor the most victorious. Instead he is a broken boy — a merciful, wounded healer who comes to reign with the help of a wise fool and the unquantifiable, mysterious power of the spiritual realm.
May Marty Funkhouser rest in peace.
(RNS) Was the "Sudden Departure" an act of God? Is there a God? If there is, why does he let bad things happen to people in the series? These, and other theological "big ones," formed the heart of the HBO series, but went unresolved.
(RNS) The show, which concludes Sunday (Dec. 4), raises theological questions about what it means to be human and what it costs us to sacrifice our humanity for momentary pleasure.
(RNS) A first look at Jude Law playing Lenny Belardo, the first American to be elected pope -- and surely the hottest, and most dangerous. Will this drama work in the Pope Francis era?
(RNS) The HBO satirist aims to shine a light on broad IRS tax exemptions for televangelists' prosperity gospel schemes.
Last Week Tonight host John Oliver launched Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption to highlight the IRS’s hands-off approach to America’s top televangelists and their sometimes "seedy" prosperity gospel schemes.
(RNS) A new HBO documentary tells the story of Lobsang Phuntsok, who gave up being a Buddhist teacher in the U.S to start a remote orphanage.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (RNS) In Uganda, LGBT people are beaten, raped, evicted and dismissed from their jobs because of their sexual identity or orientation, said the Rev. Anthony Musaala during a speaking engagement. Even associating with or advocating for LGBT people may invite discrimination, he said.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (RNS) Will HBO's scathing documentary of Scientology, which airs March 29, prompt the secretive, litigious church to change? Don't bet on it.
"The Jinx," a new docuseries on HBO, is one of the most profound explorations of good and evil on television.
(RNS) The new HBO series begins three years after what has been termed the Sudden Departure, when 2 percent of the world's population -- Christians, Jews, Muslims, straight, gay, white, black, brown, and Gary Busey -- suddenly disappeared.
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