As the leader of the self-proclaimed Good News International Church movement goes on trial, the national Evangelical Alliance condemns the tragedy and calls for legal action.
She is known for her addiction to tranquillizers, her marriage to DiMaggio and to the playwright Authur Miller, her tardiness, her unhappy childhood and her insecurity in front of the cameras.
One of the best writers in Spain died recently. His sensitivity and tremendous capacity for observation painted a realistic image of how human beings are.
Well before the 1979 Campus Crusade “Jesus” film, based on the literal words of Luke’s Gospel, Pasolini discovered that in Catholic Italy very few had read the Gospel of Matthew.
Her fascination with Jesus fills us with hope. As Kafka said, Jesus is “an abyss of light. You must close your eyes so as not to fall into it”.
In the face of death, a desperate person can find life in Jesus Christ. That was the experience of the Russian writer Dostoevsky when he was condemned to death along with his fellow revolutionaries.
No event can ultimately be tragic because, thanks to God’s undeserved grace, every experience in our life is ultimately for the good.
The journalist Paloma Chamorro defined Franco Battiato once as “a Mediterranean artist with a penchant for orientalism, immersed in a certain religious syncretism, who likes to use symbols and allegories”.
We are not here forever. Ageing makes us face up to our mortality. It tells us about more than just the “vanity” of life.
It is no coincidence that John Le Carré, the master of spy fiction, was himself a spy. He knew what he was talking about. The mistake of conspiracy theories is to believe in perfect plots.
After 55 years of work, the pandemic has aggravated the crisis of the ministry in Spain. The impact of the internet and the secularisation of Europe are a challenge for the entire sector.
Death for Ernest Hemingway was a release from the role that life seemed to have assigned to him.
Everything started in 1962, when Pasolini was invited to a debate series. In his hotel room he found a Gospel according to Matthew which greatly impressed him, and he decided to turn into a film.
All his contradictions are no more than the expression of a philosophy centred in freedom of choice – and choices may vary according to circumstances or historical moments.
At bottom, we find a theological problem. The apes believe that God has created them to be the masters of the planet, setting them apart from the other creatures.
Packer used to say that his conversion had not been spectacular. The preacher showed him at the end of the sermon that, to be able to attend the party, he had to come to Christ.
Miguel Delibes’ last book, The Heretic (1998), is about the sixteenth century Reformation in Valladolid. Where did Delibes get his information? What was his relationship with Protestants? And what were his beliefs?
Nobody can doubt that Little Richard’s faith was genuine. He may not seem exemplary and even contradictory, but his faith could not be more authentic.
Thomas Mann takes us to the strange beauty of a misty Venice and the devastation brought on by a cholera epidemic in 1911.
Like many believers, Philip Roth feels bewildered at the relationship that the Bible establishes between plagues and God’s judgement. But can we apply this to epidemics nowadays?
The cinema shows many examples of viruses that affect humans, producing devastating epidemics that remind us of our fragility and vulnerability.
A review of the films “Richard Jewell” and “An Officer and a Spy”.
Journalist and theologian José de Segovia reflects on the evolution of culture in the last decade, how it has affected evangelical Christians, and what new challenges they face.
In the winner of the last Golden Globes, “1917”, Sam Mendes draws on his grandfather’s experience of the First World War.
The Unamuno Prize was given to philosopher and university professor José Luis Villacañas, for “his brave defense of the memory of Protestantism as an integral part of the history of Spain”.
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