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July 19, 2004

Note: The following titles are available from the Episcopal Book/Resource Center, 815 Second Ave., New York, NY 10017; 800.334.7626; https://www.churchpublishing.org/

To Read: GETTING THE WORD OUT: The Alban Guide to Church Communications, by Frederick H. Gonnerman (Herndon, Virginia:...

July 1, 2004

HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABANWarner Bros. Pictures Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, Richard Griffiths, Gary Oldman, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, David Thewlis, Emma Thompson Rated: PG

IT’...

April 30, 2004

“IT’S A MOVIE made by grown-ups, for grown-ups,” said Pierce Brosnan, the co-star and executive producer of the romantic comedy Laws of Attraction, in an interview with Julianne Moore and Director Peter Howitt at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel before the film’s April 30 opening.

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April 30, 2004

Laws of Attraction - In Review

WHO KNEW THAT divorce-lawyers-in-love could produce such a delightful, thoughtful film as Laws of Attraction -- with a pro-marriage, pro-commitment message no less?

Daniel Rafferty (Pierce Brosnan) is a slightly sloppy, seemingly laid-back top...

April 4, 2004

Gary Crocker, Maine comedian, and Frederick Wolfington, president of the Wolfington Group, specializing in automobile dealerships and promotions, will co-host the dramatic television premiere of a country Maine youth missioner turned professional car salesman in the teeming city of Las Vegas on...

March 31, 2004

FUELLED INITIALLY BY the sales of tickets to Roman Catholic and evangelical groups, The Passion of the Christ is now attracting a much broader audience. "It's [now] a large cross-section of America," said Rob Swartz of Newmarket Films, distributor of the film, in mid-March. "It's not just...

March 31, 2004

MEL GIBSON'S The Passion of the Christ is a brutal movie. It is also brilliant, a box-office blockbuster and the center of as much controversy as any broadly attended film in recent history. That makes it hard to step back and simply view it as a film. As one 25-year-old viewer said: "It wasn't...

March 31, 2004

ARE YOU AS impressed as I by the quality of comments in the media on Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ? The depth and range of informed commentary from journalists and scholars alike is heartening.

Because of it, we all know that Gibson is a traditional Roman Catholic. A way to...

February 17, 2004

A reflection guide to Mel Gibson's movie "The Passion of the Christ," offered by the National Council of Churches USA, has been endorsed by the Episcopal Church's ecumenical and interfaith officer as a helpful guide to parishioners and congregations viewing the controversial film.

The...

September 30, 2003

One thing should be made perfectly clear: Jon Sweeney has not quit his day job. Sweeney, the marketing director for Skylight Paths Publishing, normally works on and promotes books like his own last title, "Praying With Our Hands: 21 Practices of Embodied Prayer from the World's Spiritual...

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