On Eusebius’s Ecclesiastical History and the Origins of the Gospels

Eusebius is the noted historiographer of the early Christian Church. He lived during the 4th century AD and was the Bishop of Caesarea (a maritime region in northern Israel-Palestine). Like other early Christian theologians, Eusebius wrote voluminously, including apologetic texts, books about the Biblical canon, as well as a somewhat controversial book on the Life … Continue reading On Eusebius’s Ecclesiastical History and the Origins of the Gospels

Rebecca

Rebecca (1940) Director: Alfred Hitchcock Hitchcock's brilliant Oscar-winning film was based on Daphne du Maurier's novel of the same name (published in 1938), and which is, in turn, a similar re-telling of Charlotte Brontë's Gothic novel, Jane Eyre. Rebecca was Hitchcock's only film to win Best Picture from the Academy. David O. Selznick was hoping … Continue reading Rebecca

Jaws

Jaws (1975) Director: Steven Spielberg Based on Peter Benchley's best-selling novel of the same name, Jaws is the classic horror film about a massive great white shark plaguing a summer New England resort town. Benchley, who later regretted creating fear-based literature focused on sharks, makes a small cameo as a reporter on the beach in … Continue reading Jaws