New ‘Old Fashioned’ Trailer Aims at ‘Fifty Shades’ Unusual Behavior

BURBANK, Calif. – Valentine’s weekend at the multiplex will be Grey vs. Clay. Exploitation vs. innocence. “Unusual behavior” (why the MPAA’s rated “Fifty Shades” R) vs. thoughtful behavior. And a new trailer from OLD FASHIONED, aimed squarely at “Fifty Shades of Grey,” hopes to influence the outcome. “This Valentine’s Day,” says the trailer, “leave the door […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – January 9

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1819 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on January 9 (check local listings). Social Media Ethics – Should social media intentionally make users happy or sad?  Last year, when Facebook and others conducted experiments […]

Nation’s Largest Christian Retail Chain Adds Filmmaking, Opens With ’90 Minutes in Heaven’

LOS ANGELES – The idea that turned the nation’s largest Christian retail chain into a giving engine to support widows and orphans now expands to movies. Family Christian Stores’ new sister company, Family Christian Entertainment (FCE), announces the  Atlanta shoot, starting Jan. 26, of 90 MINUTES IN HEAVEN, the 2004 New York Times best-selling book (7 million-plus […]

Forget January, Hello MANuary

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 5, 2014 – As 2015 provides a fresh start for many across the nation, FamilyLife®, a nonprofit organization focused on developing godly marriages and families, is challenging the men of America to participate in MANuary, a two-month push for 50,000 men to step up to courageous manhood and personal growth in the […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – December 26 & January 2

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1817 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on December 26 (check local listings). Show #1818 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. on January 2 (check local listings). Show # 1817: Look Back […]

National GRACE Center for the Protection of Children Announced

On the heels of the long awaited release of the final report on the two-year long independent investigation of Bob Jones University’s response to sexual abuse disclosures, GRACE, (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment) is pleased to announce the development of the National GRACE Center for the Protection of Children. This center will […]

Congregation Beth Tikvah Brightens up the Holiday Season for Montreal’s Needy

This time of year can be tough on all families. With approximately one-in-ten Montreal families relying on social assistance to make ends meet, for many Montrealers the needs for basic necessities such as warm clothing go unanswered. As the spiritual leader of Congregation Beth Tikvah Ahavat Shalom Nusach Hoari  located in Dollard des Ormeaux, Rabbi Mark Fishman […]