Movie advocate Stan Goldenberg joins Mornings with Eric on Tuesday to bring another update to our listeners on the exciting line-up of films continuing to reach our theaters this year and also to share about his experience on the set of the upcoming movie about to be released, I Still Believe.
Are you looking for activities for your kids this summer? Look no farther than a good book! Curled up on a couch immersed in a dog-eared copy of a classic book of literature is truly an exercise in building good character in your children, according to author and scholar, Karen Swallow Prior. Wednesday on Morning with Eric this award winning professor of English at Liberty University makes the case for reading as a school for virtue in her new book, On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books.
2019 marks the four-year anniversary of the Mother Emanuel church shooting in Charleston. After a 21-year-old white supremacist opened fire in the church, nine African Americans lay dead--leaving their families and the nation to grapple with this senseless act of terror. Emanuel is a documentary that features intimate interviews with survivors and family members after this horrible tragedy that shook the nation. This is a story of people remaining steadfast in their faith and choosing to forgive, creating a ripple effect of healing and peace throughout their community.
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Karen Swallow Prior (Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo) is an award-winning professor of English at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. She is the author of Booked: Literature in the Soul of Me and Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More--Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist. Karen has written for Christianity Today, the Atlantic, the Washington Post, First Things, Vox, Think Christian, and The Gospel Coalition. She is a research fellow with the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, a senior fellow with Liberty University's Center for Apologetics and Cultural Engagement, a senior fellow with the Trinity Forum, and a member of the Faith Advisory Council of the Humane Society of the United States.
Brian Ivie is a director and screenwriter based in Los Angeles and co-founder of Arbella Studios, a production company dedicated to telling stories of faith and social justice. He is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts and has directed and produced two feature documentaries, "The Drop Box," an exposé on abandoned children in South Korea, and "Emanuel," the story of the 2015 church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.
As a screenwriter, Brian has written for Netflix, Sony Pictures, and Erwin Brothers Entertainment.
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