(RNS) — It spreads a message that many Africans say is too rarely heard: that people from different religious groups on the continent can be each other's heroes.
(RNS) Embedded in the film are several small acts of reconciliation from Gibson toward the Jewish people.
Can "Hollywood" talk about rape culture for a minute?
(RNS) Hungarian actor Geza Rohrig was no ordinary actor among Oscar contenders. He is a poet, novelist and teacher -- and most of all an Orthodox Jew.
(RNS) The diminution of investigative reporting places a deeper responsibility on faith communities to seek out the truth and to insist on transparency from authorities.
The Oscar nominations are out, and some of the snubs are so outrageous I had to let the GIFs speak for me.
Acceptance speeches live or die by three factors. Who got it right at last night's Oscars?
The movie “Philomena" was nominated for four Oscars, including Best Picture, at the Academy Awards on Sunday (March 2). The real Philomena Lee, played by Judi Dench in the movie, speaks with Religion & Ethics Newsweekly about her journey.
You won't see this genre represented at the Oscars, but Christian horror movies are proliferating in recent years. Is that a good thing?
Religion and Hollywood don't always mix. Here are a few films that got it really (mostly) right.
The Oscars are narcissistic, indulgent, and a ridiculous waste of time for any serious-minded person. Except when they're not.
The title song from the film "Alone Yet Not Alone" was nominated for an Oscar and then, in a move done only three times before in the Academy, the nomination was rescinded. Joni Eareckson Tada, a Christian speaker and the voice behind the song, talks about what it's been like.
Joni Eareckson Tada, a well-known Christian writer and quadriplegic, is the voice behind this year's biggest Oscar upset, the song "Alone Yet Not Alone" from the film of the same name. She talks about her surprise at the song's nomination, singing on half-capacity lungs, and what she would wear to the Academy Awards.
At 31, Jonathan Fitzgerald has become one of the most thoughtful cultural observers among a rising generation of Christians. Here, he talks about his new book, morality, pop culture, and whether he believes God is “still important” today.