The Apostles’ Creed, 2009, 9 hrs.

The Bamboo Cross: Chinese Christianity on the Rise, 2008, 53 min.

Bible Quiz, 2013 75 min.

Biblical Controversies and Enigmas, 2009, 450 min.

Bill Moyers Journal: Christian Zionism and the Rhetoric of Preemptive War, 2007, 60 min.

Christianity, 1999, part of series “On the Trails of World Religions,” 57 min.

Essentials of Faith: Christianity, 2006, 24 min.

God’s Images in the Prophetic Books, 2008, 240 min.

The History of Christian Theology, 2008, 30 min. each.

The History of the Bible: The Making of the New Testament Canon, 2005, 30 min.

Holy Rollers: The True Story of Card Counting Christians, 2011, 93 min., (Prosperity Gospel).

Jesus’ Family Tree, 2005, two DVDs 50 min. each.

Latin American Christian Traditions, 2002, 25 min.

Luther: Gospel, Law, and Reformation, 2005, 30 min.

Re-Locating Jesus, 2009, 88 min.

St. Augustine’s Confessions, 2004, 30 min.

Swedenborg: Mystical Cowboy, 2005, 48 min.

This Far by Faith: African-American Spiritual Journeys, 2003, 360 min.

Understanding the Apocalypse: The Vision of the End, 2005, 60 min.

The World of the New Testament, 2009, 300 min.

Waiting for Armageddon, 2010, 74 min.


Faith Matters, bi-weekly radio with Seth Schapiro (listen online)

The Mad Christian Radio Show

On Being, radio conversations and podcasts about the spiritual and intellectual content of faith

Spirit FM, music


Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, weekly 30-min. PBS production


Amazing Grace, 2006 (victory for social justice)

The Apostle, 1998 (evangelism; sin and redemption)

Blood Done Sign My Name, 2010 (civil rights)

Clarence Darrow, 1988, or Inherit the Wind, 1960 (both on the Scopes trial)

The Crucible, 1996 (Salem witch trials)

Dead Man Walking, 1995 (capital punishment; salvation; compassion)

Leap of Faith, 1992 (evangelism; faith healing; charlatanry; genuine miracles)

Les Misérables, 1998 (Christian forgiveness and genuine conversion)

A Man for All Seasons, 1966 (church and state; spiritual integrity; politics)

Of Gods and Men, 2010 (French Trappist monks in 1990s Algeria)

A River Runs Through It, 1992 (Protestantism; God seen in nature)

Romero, 1999 (liberation theology in Latin America)

True Confessions, 1981 (Catholic Church as bureaucracy; corruption and use of power; sin, redemption, and salvation)


The Christian Science Monitor

Christianity Today

Commonweal, a Review of Religion, Politics, and Culture (Catholic, progressive)

Relevant Magazine

Sojourners (Christians for Justice and Peace)

World Magazine, newsweekly covering world news from a fundamentalist Christian perspective


At Play in the Fields of the Lord by Peter Matthieson, 1991

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson, 2006

Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin, 2000

Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamott, 2007

In the Beauty of the Lilies by John Updike, 1996

Lost in the City by Edward P. Jones, 2004

A Month of Sundays by John Updike, 1996

The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver, 2003

A River Runs Through It by Norman Maclean, 1989

Strength to Love by Martin Luther King, 1981

Tinkers by Paul Harding, 2009