Movie interview: Sr. Rose Pacatte sat down with Matt Malek, an executive producer of "Silence," on Jan. 5, just before the Los Angeles premiere to talk about the film.
Take and Read: Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman's Beyond the Text: A Holistic Approach to Liturgy influenced my scholarship, thinking and teaching ever since I first read it.
Take and Read: My original encounter with Rabindranath Tagore was too simple, but it was also wrong to allow the miracle of that 1912 Gitanjali to slip away entirely.
We say: We owe it to ourselves to take control of what we can within our own homes and on the screens of the increasing numbers of devices we consult constantly.
Movie review: From the earliest moments of the film "Arrival," the audience is haunted by a question: If you could change the past, would you?
Take and Read: When Emil Fackenheim asked this question of philosophy after the Holocaust, I thought it was the first real question I had heard in my graduate studies.
When playwright Chris Cragin-Day decided to write a Christmas play, she thought at first about adapting a Hans Christian Andersen tale, but then she went further back, all the way to the original Christmas story. She just knew the Nativity would make a good musical comedy.
Film review: Martin Scorsese brings Shûsaku Endô's masterpiece to the screen, a story about the agony of living a life of faith because it means living a life of doubt.
In the Japanese film "Departures" directed by Yojiro Takita, life and death are two expressive movements of one musical piece.
Top Religion News Association stories for 2016: The election of Donald Trump, a man who suggested banning Muslim immigration to the U.S., and attracted overwhelming evangelical support, is the top religion story of the year, according to the Religion News Association. But Trump came in as runner-up for the top religion newsmaker of the year, behind Muslims Khizr and Ghazala Khan, who described the death of their son, U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan, in Iraq to a spellbound Democratic National Convention.