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Sorry Sarah Palin, Holy Rollers and Rock 'n Roll Don't Often Mix
Carla Gardina Pestana
historian, author, and college professor; Photo by Linda Vanoff
Whether Palin coupled the two terms knowing she swam against the current of her own religious tradition is probably beside the point: she aims to appear part of particular religious milieu, but feels no apparent obligation to be well-informed about it.
Holi Rollers: Religious Ecstasy in Spanish Fork/Appropriate Appropriating?
Professor of South Asian Religions and Philosophy, Case Wester...
From one perspective, the undulating and gyrating masses (thousands upon thousands at any given time and throughout the weekend in March of this year) could have been observed at any number of places: a rock concert, a dance club, or a college party.
Brian C. Stiller
Global Ambassador, World Evangelical Alliance
The 20th century chapter of Christ's church was written by this Pentecostal outpouring, a revival movement of global proportion. No longer the brunt of jokes, it is now a church in which one can say "Pentecostal theologian" without a snicker.
Producer, author and publisher of Bullypulpit.com
Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Justin Bartha
Lends Me a Tenor
Justin Bartha is best known for being absent from the most successful R rated comedy of all time:
Ten Minutes With:
Screenwriter, Antonio Macia
Writer and consultant
, the new film starring Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Bartha explores a period in 1998 when young Hasidic teenagers acted as mules to smuggle drugs between New York and Amsterdam.
Ex-Hasid Pokes Holes in
Freelance writer and reporter based in NYC
"People trust Hasids... I know how this works... In the five years that I studied Yeshiva in London, I was never asked by customs to open my bags," says Luzer Twersky.
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