• JustLove

    How Religious Belief Can Influence Our Understanding of the Supernatural and Looking for God in All the Wrong Music

    On this week’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about Halloween and looks for spiritual meaning in secular music. Regina Hansen, Ph.D. is a Senior Lecturer in Rhetoric at Boston University’s College of General Studies and author of the book: “Roman Catholicism and Fantastic Film”. During this weekend preceding Halloween, Dr. Hansen, whose research interests include study of the supernatural and the fantastic in literature, film and popular culture, talks about how religious belief and sub-text has had a significant impact on the genres of fantasy, horror and other expressions of the fantastic in film and other venues in popular culture over the years. Fanny Gomez is the Social…

  • Commentary

    Grammys

    View image | gettyimages.com Finding God’s Wisdom & Spirit Sunday A.M. Church or Sunday P.M. Grammys My bet’s on the Grammys this week. I don’t watch award shows -usually – but… Sunday night I did turn on the Grammys. Don’t know why – maybe God’s grace (cf Katy Perry’s “By the Grace of God”). I became captivated and then mesmerized by the spirituality that was pervasive. There was the obvious, Beyonce’s “Precious Lord” and others. However, it was three songs and performances in close proximity that provoke me to make a blasphemous wager. I’m betting there was more spirit, soul and wisdom on Sunday evening at the Grammy’s than on…