Tag Archives: film

The Curiosity Index (10.08.2018)

Norway’s hidden scandal This one I think has been brewing for a while: The UN rates Norway one of the best countries for a child to grow up in. And yet too many children, according to a large number of Norwegian experts, are taken into

The Curiosity Index (31.07.2018)

Did Jesus Think He Was God? “The claim is that many think that, while John shows Jesus to be God/divine, the Synoptics do not (e.g., Bart Ehrman). Pitre:” The problem is that the claim that Jesus is not depicted as God in the Synoptic Gospels

Mary Magdalene: The reviewers reviewed

I haven’t seen the film in question but I’ve read a lot of reviews now and it’s not clear whether this film is really terrible or really powerful. It’s also not clear what people think about the main character Mary Magdalene. History hasn’t treated Mary

The Curiosity Index (15.01.2018)

Andy Savage’s Standing Ovation Was Heard Round the World. Because It Was Wrong I haven’t read a whole lot about this but I think Ed Stetzer gets it right. First, no one should ever receive a standing ovation when it comes to alleged abuse—unless it’s

The Curiosity Index (19.09.2017)

Nabeel Qureshi (1983-2017) Author and Christian apologist Nabeel Qureshi has gone to be with His Saviour. Justin Taylor has a fine obituary. I have highly recommended his book. The Miracle of Dunkirk this would have been better had I posted when the film was just released

The Curiosity Index (04.09.2017)

North Koreans are turning to Christ While North Korea is almost daily in the news for threatening world peace, the Prince of Peace is at work reconciling souls to himself. Pray for North Korea. ‘Pakistan’s Mother Teresa’ Honoured with Historic Funeral I’d never heard of

Six lessons from Interstellar

Insterstellar was one of the big blockbuster films of 2014 and with good reason. It’s epic, telling a big bold story with big themes about the future survival of humanity. If you’ve not seen it already, it really needs to be seen on as a big

Calvary

I recently watched the remarkable film Calvary which has an outstanding central performance by Brendan Gleeson. He plays a Catholic priest who has been told in the confessional that he has a week to live. His unknown killer was abused as a child but now an