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Calvary is a masterpiece of religious filmmaking. Its greatest achievement is to convey the impact of a community's near-collapse of faith.
This summer, the most common theme being played out at the movies is this: No matter who you are, you are the same as everyone else.
The focused uncertainty of The Leftovers is a parable for our own more diffuse reality. This could make it a deeply theological show.
I have always watched TV in community. In many ways these communities of shared stories have shaped the stories I tell about my life.
After centuries of Westerners going to Africa to teach, documentary filmmaker James Ault goes to learn.
Beth Felker Jones teaches at Wheaton College in Illinois. She is the author of Faithful: A Theology of Sex.