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The Super-Hero Version of the Bible

Everybody seems to be talking about the TV mini-series “The Bible.” I have to confess I always dread this time of the media’s “liturgical year” (if we are approaching Easter, let’s cash in on the season). But given my role as a religion professor, I feel obligated to watch and critique the latest movie or … Continue reading →

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The Hunger Games, Apocalyptic, and Hope

I have been thinking about proposing a new course on apocalyptic, so I decided once classes ended to read The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins’s dystopian trilogy. I found myself drawn into the¬†world of the Hunger Games and quickly began to care about the characters. Although I found it hard to put down the first two … Continue reading →

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