Can Pain Cultivate Empathy in Us?
Research suggests yes, and even the unlikely can grow. But our suffering Savior is the best model.
to feel empathy, but in a study, females diagnosed as narcissists showed significantly more empathy when told to “imagine how she feels” while watching a short documentary on an
How Larry Norman Became the Elvis Presley of Christian Rock
His music inspired a generation of Jesus freaks, but he never shook the suspicion of being a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
lives in recent American Christianity could be reconstructed—not from the faulty memories of former associates 40 years after the fact but from real-time documentary evidence.
HBO’s ‘Solitary’ Revisits Why It’s Not Good for Man to Be Alone
Kristi Jacobson’s penetrating new documentary confronts viewers with the soul-withering effects of solitary confinement.
Kristi Jacobson's penetrating new documentary confronts viewers with the soul-withering effects of solitary confinement. HBO's 'Solitary' Revisits Why It's Not Good for Man to Be Alone.
Has Tony Robbins Preached at My Church?
Turn down the volume on this new documentary and the structure and techniques look a lot like Sunday morning.
Turn down the volume on this new documentary and the structure and techniques look a lot like Sunday morning. Has Tony Robbins Preached at My Church?
Weekend Edition—July 1, 2016
Care for Refugees, America Divided, Church Signs, and more!
Immigration Table, a network that has pushed over the last several years for bipartisan immigration reform, has acknowledged all of these reasons in its documentary, “The Stranger.”.
In 'The Keepers,' Harrowing Crimes Awaken Our Longing for Justice
Netflix's troubling true-crime docuseries wrestles with what happens when murder and abuse go unpunished.
Those who know a bit about the show's background might find this to be an odd comparison, since The Keepers is a documentary, and The Wire, for all its gritty realism, is still a work of
Laughing At, Or Laughing With?
When is it okay to laugh at characters in a documentary - and when does that laughter cross a line?
When is it okay to laugh at characters in a documentary - and when does that laughter cross a line? Laughing At, Or Laughing With? When is it okay
Packing in the Pews: The Connection Between God and Guns
Ministry leaders more likely than evangelicals overall to favor more gun control.
Recently, one of the most high-profile conversations on gun policy among Christians took place in 2015, around the documentary The Armor of Light.
On the Film Festival Trail
The surprising Christian energy—and partnership—in the world of Sundance and True/False.
see four movies or more—one day I fit in the Irish musical Sing Street, the drama Christine, the history-making premiere of The Birth of a Nation, and Holy Hell, a documentary about a