Archives for July 2006

Left Behind: The Facts Behind the Fiction

News release from RNS July 6, 2006   NEW BOOK EXPOSES THE MISUSE AND ABUSE OF SCRIPTURE IN LEFT BEHIND SERIES LEFT BEHIND? THE FACTS BEHIND THE FICTIONLeAnn Snow Flesher“The ‘Battle for the Bible’ continues, largely in a context where fear feeds ignorance. Flesher presents a careful, well-informed comment on dispensationalism in general and “left behind” eschatology in particular. Flesher shows the way in which Scripture is distorted to serve a political ideology that is grounded in fear. H … [Read more...]

Who Is My Neighbor? Film Retreat

National Film Retreat 2006         We hosted the 7th annual National Film Retreat this past weekend at our Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City June 30 – July 2. The theme of the retreat was “Who is My Neighbor?” and we screened Crash, The End of the Spear, Beyond the Gates of Splendor, The Station Agent, and The Mighty. After each film we had refreshments (coffee and cake during the day; wine and cheese at night) and then a very insig … [Read more...]