Interview with Ryan Daniel Dobson, Director of HOSEA

Conducted on September 25, 2020 After exchanging greetings, I began our conversation by my giving a background on Visual Parables and explaining my approach to film and VP’s interfaith readership. As with my other transcriptions, there are short gaps, marked by a series of periods, where my poor hearing prevented me from understanding a word, …

Timeless Quaker Wisdom in Plainsong

by Paulette Meier Paulette Meier’s CD will be treasured by those seeking wisdom set to hauntingly beautiful music. Long-time teacher/peace activist, this singer/songwriter has assembled 21 songs designed to help one find peace and harmony within and without. In her six-minute YouTube statement she divides her songs into four major topics, Centering; Experience; Communion; and Outward …

AMAZON PRIME VIDEO TO STREAM “ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY” FOR FREE

I just received word that the film reviewed elsewhere on this site ALL IN: The Fight for Democracy will be available for free in two days–Sept. 22.  Below is part of the announcement sent to me. There’s not much time, so spread the word right away. Tonight I’ll work on the discussion questions that will …

Ten films that explore the sin of structural racism

Presbyterian pastor, film critic Edward McNulty recommends seeing or re-visiting these thoughtful films by Mike Ferguson | Presbyterian News Service The Rev. Dr. Edward McNulty has compiled a list of 10 thoughtful films that deal with the sin of structural racism. LOUISVILLE — The Rev. Dr. Edward McNulty, a Presbyterian pastor and film critic, has …

Lovecraft Country (2020)

In this roadtrip first episode a Black Korean War vet, his uncle, & f woman travel to Lovecraft Country in MS in search of his father, encountering much racism along the way.