Day: December 11, 2014

Exodus Opens Amid Criticism

Hollywood’s latest Bible epic, Exodus: Gods and Kings, opens to a nationwide audience this weekend with mixed reviews and heavy criticism of a mostly-white cast representing Biblical characters. The film stars Christian Bales as Moses and Joel Edgerton as Ramses and tells the famous Exodus story when Moses is chosen to lead the Hebrews out of …

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Anglican Communion bonds building at Virginia Theological Seminary

Under the new leadership of Dr. Robert Heaney, the Center for Anglican Communion Studies at Virginia Theological Seminary is looking to strengthen Anglican Communion bonds as a hub for reflection, resources, and reconciliation. In a new film from the Center for Anglican Communion Studies, Anglicans from all over the world share their stories of working together …

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Lessons from the Prophet Muhammad on preventing torture

Qasim Rashid, the author of Amazon #1 Best Seller in Islam, “Extremeist,” and “The Wrong Kind of Muslim, writes in the Huffington Post that the Prophet Muhammad’s life of compassion, mercy, and justice is a positive exemplar for individuals and communities who wish to end torture practices used by groups like ISIS and the CIA: Stop justifying torture Nothing justifies the torture …

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