You may not agree with the President of the USA in many things, but in this he is right - the gift of Christmas is offered to each one of us.
We are often cranky and cynical already at a young age, aren’t we?
To offer a penetrating and nuanced vision of grace, like Victor Hugo does in Les Misérables, takes an attentive, serene, generous, creative, and skillful pen.
Any information that we have today of the existence of Spanish sixteenth century reformers we owe to a faceless man, Luis de Usoz (1805–1865).
Drama–at the theater but also in movies, books, TV–is a modern religious mechanism.
The story of “A High Wind in Jamaica” (Richard Hughes, 1929) might sound like a comedy, but it is in fact a drama of great cruelty, capable of making the skin of most insensitive readers crawl.
His work is a model of Biblical balance, in the best meaning of the word.
In search of authenticity (3): Francis Schaeffer’s interest was not so much to win arguments, but to win people.
The guests are celebrities such as writers, comic book artists, politicians and journalists, so I’m not sure what I was doing there.
Our stories cannot help but echo the universe’s defining moment.
Will Eisner invented the comic for adults in 1978 with a story about the crisis of faith of a Jewish immigrant.
The inhabitants of a little village, led by a Protestant pastor, saved hundreds of Jewish children during the the Nazi occupation in France. “We did what we had to do.”
God’s hiddenness is one of his most unnerving qualities.
The Unamuno prize was awarded to writer and academic Antonio Muñoz Molina, for “his appreciation to the so-called ‘Bear Bible’.”
Christians have never been empiricists, only accepting what can be seen or touched or measured. A review of Suzanne O'Sullivan's book 'It’s All in Your Head: True Stories of Imaginary Illness'.
One of the last biographies published about the Nobel literature prize winner says that Dylan has never rejected his faith in Jesus. But the lyrics of some of his songs reveal a spiritual battle.
The last book by the philosopher Manuel Cruz looks into our “systematic quest for exculpatory arguments”.
Half of the top ten best sellers in the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association are colouring books. "Coloring itself cannot be called art therapy", an expert says.
The modern-day relevance of Wilde’s book could not be any clearer: a new hedonism, the cult of eternal youth, when in reality it is just the vanity of fleeting beauty.
An anonymous translator reworked the King James Version of the bible using Unicode emoji, as well as common internet abbreviations and slang.
Mangalwadi’s book ranges effortlessly though history, politics, economics, theology, sociology, and philosophy. His conclusion is cultures that are rooted in the Bible, provide the best environment for human flourishing.
The 1569 Bible translation “is an unknown masterpiece”, Spanish academic Antonio Muñoz Molina says in an interview at the public television.
According to the American Library Association its appearance on the 'black list' is due to “its religious viewpoint.”
Rather than being a book against Islam, Michel Houellebecq’s “Submission” shines a light on the moral agony of Western cultural decline.
Hefner built an empire on the basis of an alternative version of reality, creating what you might call a religion.
Studying nature cannot be left to scientists alone. What is required for wisdom is not only the detached rational enquiry of science but also the immersed, meditative contemplation of artists and poets.