Resurrected Living
"What are you going to do with your new resurrected life? This is the heroic question." Richard Rohr

Archive for February 2012

Blue Like Jazz

February 24, 2012

Blue Like Jazz has been selected as an official film for the SXSW film festival in Austin, TX. Donald Miller and director Steve Taylor are also going on tour to promote the movie. Find out more information at Donald Miller’s blog and at Relevant magazine. Here is the official trailer for the movie.

My Oscar Picks

February 24, 2012

Why is it so fun to discuss one’s picks for the Academy Awards? It’s probably because the Academy Awards usually get their nominations right, or at least they pick some really good movies and performances. They may not always give the award to the most deserving film, but they often recognize some of the best […]

A Separation

February 17, 2012

A Separation is easily one of the best films of 2011. It is a moving and gripping tour de force, a movie so realistic itʼs easy to forget it is a work of fiction. The film begins with a couple, Nadir and Samin (Peyman Moadi and Leila Hatami), sitting before a judge discussing the possibility […]

Walter Brueggemann on Prophetic Imagination

February 14, 2012

The Grammys

February 13, 2012

I somewhat reluctantly watched the Grammys last night.  I actually recorded it on my DVR expecting to fast forward through most of it.  The Grammys have had a history for getting it wrong.  In 1966 they awarded Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass record of the year for “A Taste of Honey” when they could […]