Tag: television

  • The messages of the advertising business help sell billions of dollars worth of products. But do they also coarsen American culture? And if so, who’s to blame — the ad agencies or us consumers? More

    June 22, 2007 | 0 Comments

  • Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Spock in the original Star Trek television series, has a controversial new book called Shekhina, a photographic exploration of the presence of God. He says he was deeply influenced by the Jewish mystical tradition of Kabbalah where the Shekhina, or the presence of God, took on a feminine form. More

    December 13, 2002 | 0 Comments

  • “Mary, Mother of Jesus,” a movie airing on NBC, puts a distinctly feminist face on an extraordinary woman largely neglected in the Bible. More

    November 12, 1999 | 0 Comments

  • There has been a revival of cultural interest in Joan of Arc, the 15th-century peasant girl who became a French national hero and a Roman Catholic saint.

    May 14, 1999 | 0 Comments