Tag Archives: Faith and doubt

Movie Review: Higher Ground (2011)

Director: Vera Farmiga Screenwriter: Carolyn S. Briggs (with Tim Metcalfe), based on her memoir This Dark World Starring: Vera Farmiga MPAA Rating: R, for some language and sexual content Most films that center on Christianity fall into one of two … Continue reading

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Jesus Invites Us to Touch, See, and Know

One of my favorite narrative paintings of Jesus is Caravaggio’s St. Thomas Putting His Finger on Christ’s Wound (1603). I like it not just because of its display of technical skill but because of its theological message. To me this … Continue reading

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