Beliefnet Bloggers on 'American Idol'
Here’s today's dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Ready, willing and Abel. With eight movies currently in the production pipeline and a western film slated to debut next month on The Hallmark Channel, Kevin Sorbo is easily one of busiest actors in Hollywood. Yet, after reading the script for Abel's Field , the new faith-themed independent film from up-and-coming pr ...
To attempt to put a more "human face" upon all of this abstract armchair argumentation over the constitutionality and legality (or otherwise) of the government posting or supporting displays of the Ten Commandments in U.S. public schools , let's wrap things up by just trying to look at the whole issue from a much more personal angle. Suppose a Native American family -- one who perhaps still fol ...
In my previous blog entry , I underscored the fact that since U.S. public schools are secular state institutions, they therefore cannot endorse or promote religion in general, or any specific religions or religious doctrines in particular. And this means that it is flatly unconstitutional for the Ten Commandments to be posted (and thereby promoted) by the state in U.S. public schools . Neverth ...
[caption id="attachment_1258" align="alignleft" width="240"] TobyMac[/caption] GRAMMY nominated artist TobyMac will perform his hit single "Christmas This Year" at ABC’s 29th annual Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade. Hosted by Nick Cannon, Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos, the two-hour event will air on Christmas morning starting at 10am EST/9am CST. Other high profile artists to perform includ ...
You can't help wondering what Whitney Houston was thinking when she decided to co-produce and star in the remake of a flawed but beloved 1976 musical melodrama about a singer who becomes involved with an abusive performer and becomes addicted to drugs. Was this a cautionary tale? A reflection on her own choices? In this movie she plays Emma, the very strict mother of three musical daught ...
'American Idol' Features