A talk with Illeana Douglas, host of the new AMC Spotlight series, "Trailblazing Women: Actresses Who Made a Difference," airing Tuesdays and Thursdays in October.
Take and Read: Catherine Mowry LaCugna, along with her book God for Us, led me to rediscover the most "practical" doctrine of the Christian faith.
"The Birth of a Nation" can be read on many levels and is bound to spark conversations and maybe controversy, and I think it should.
Take and Read: History of the Council of Trent broke Catholic taboo in its treatment of the difficult and uneasy relationship between pope and bishops.
NCR Today: Bishop Robert Barron and "Story of God" will also receive awards at the Catholics in Media Associates 23rd annual awards event Oct. 9 in Los Angeles.
Preview: Adorning the sacred isn't just about installing attractive props that are easy on the eyes. It can also be a mission of the church.
NCR Today: Guide to three September shows that plumb religion and spirituality.
Storytelling can be good for the soul; Netflix and other streaming services can be sources for some great stories that shed light on the human condition.
Film review: The story of the pilot who landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River successfully is as true to life as a drama can be.
Film review: About improv dynamics on the surface, this movie's meta-theme is the difference between the rules of the Kingdom of God (cooperation) and the rules of worldly success (competition).