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Octavia Spencer stars as “Papa” in the film adaptation of the popular Christian novel, “The Shack.” (Lionsgate)

The depiction of God as a woman has some Christian critics up in arms. But is it really that serious?

Another day, another controversy.

The Shack, a film based on a New York Times bestseller of the same name, is stirring controversy among evangelicals because a black woman—Octavia Spencer—is playing God.

Is this a major overreaction?

The fictional book written by William P. Youn

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‘Black or White’ premieres at the Regal Cinemas LA Live in Los Angeles.

Montgomery native Octavia Spencer said she doesn’t see why there’s been such a fuss about “Selma” being snubbed at the 2015 Academy Awards.

In an interview with HipHollywood.com, the actress said she doesn’t think calling the film a “snub” is warranted and believes its an overreaction to say the film, which tells of Martin Luther King Jr.’s role in the Selma to Montgomery march, was passed over durin

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