I’m on Tour With “American Jesus” Opens Tonight at the Brattle Harvard Square

New England Premiere! I'm on tour with American Jesus-- first stop tonight in Boston. Join me at 7 PM or in many other North American venues in the next weeks/months.   WATCH the trailer here below... The Brattle Theatre • 40 Brattle St., Cambridge MA 02138 • Harvard Square • 617 876-6837 • info@brattlefilm.org New England Premiere! 2013, Spain, 80 min. Director Aram Garriga Screenwriter Aram Garriga & Xavi Prat Cast Keenan Smith, Mara Einstein, … [Read more...]

“AMERICAN JESUS” — The Wounded Subculture of American Religion

There is something extraordinarily dangerous and ugly at the heart of American life: literalistic religion. There is something extraordinarily beautiful and enlightening at the heart of American life: literalistic religion. Now there is a movie that explores this paradox: what's uniquely best about America -- religious freedom -- is also our continuous downfall. I'm an author and commentator not a journalist. So it's not often I get the pleasure of stumbling on what's called a "scoop." This … [Read more...]


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