August (Web-only) 2001

A.I.: Artificial IntelligenceSubscriber Access Only
Despite Steven Spielberg's reputation for producing warm fuzzies, A.I. is bleak.
Apocalyptic CitySubscriber Access Only
The dream and the nightmare of megalopolis.
Frost Fired as Dean of Christian Law SchoolSubscriber Access Only
"A scientist claims to have an explanation of Sodom and Gomorrah's fate, and Colorado Springs non-profits draw a crowd."
Hostage Pastor Released Unharmed In ColombiaSubscriber Access Only
Wife pledges to stay in Colombia because the kidnappers cannot stop the Lord's work
India's Prime Minister Inflames Country With Attack on Improper EvangelismSubscriber Access Only
"Newsweek on bad religious books, Christian leaders are the majority of Manila's deadly hotel fire victims, and other stories from media around the world."
"Amid Fears for Future, Jerusalem's Churches Embark On Prayers for Peace"Subscriber Access Only
Week of prayer launched with services held in various congregations
'Bad is Good Again.' Again?Subscriber Access Only
"What Christian and mainstream critics are saying about Rat Race, American Outlaws, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, and other movies."
It's Not Graham-Approved Television. It's HBO.Subscriber Access Only
"Afghanistan prisoners may be seen or even freed, Baltimore's stained-glass crisis, and other stories from media sources around the world"
"Despite Israeli Objections, Irineos Is New Greek Orthodox Patriarch"Subscriber Access Only
"Protesting under a sixth century law, Israeli objections overturned by supreme court."
"Restore Trust In Politics, Nicaraguan Churches Tell Presidential Candidates"Subscriber Access Only
Protestants and Evangelicals extremely concerned about nation's ills
"Hostages, Prisoners, Captives—And One Who's Not"Subscriber Access Only
"Catching up with Milingo, the Burnhams, and the Shelter Now workers in Afghanistan."
Activist Christian Pastor Arrested In VietnamSubscriber Access Only
Public Security Police have busted up Mennonite services four times this year.
Eyewitness to a MassacreSubscriber Access Only
"The bloodbath that started on August 24, 1572, left thousands of corpses and dozens of disturbing questions"
The Future Is NowSubscriber Access Only
You want the news? Read science fiction.
Doors Shut on Afghanistan Christian OrganizationSubscriber Access Only
"Philippine Muslim rebels strike again, and carnival workers need religion, too."
Colombian Evangelical Lawyers Survive Murder AttemptSubscriber Access Only
Attack Thwarts Plans to Form a National Christian Legal Society.
Shari'ah Law to Decide Fates in AfghanistanSubscriber Access Only
Attack of the 200 Clones coming soon and Eugene Rivers's model could help Cincinnati's racial tensions
Separate and EqualSubscriber Access Only
Martin Luther King dreamed of an integrated society. Boston minister Eugene Rivers thinks it was the wrong dream
"Antinori Team Says, 'Send In the Clones'"Subscriber Access Only
Taliban officials display evidence and the Roman Catholic Church endorses a controversial molestation bill.
In Perspective: Why Are Pastors Flying to Moon?Subscriber Access Only
Recent black clergy firings are only the latest chapter in Unification Church's efforts to court Christian leaders
"CT Classic: With Their Leader in Prison, Moonies Pursue Legitimacy"Subscriber Access Only
Tim LaHaye and other Christians are helping the Unification Church battle the perceived threat of government intrusion
The Unification Church Aims a Major Public Relations Effort at Christian LeadersSubscriber Access Only
"A mass mailing to 300,000 church leaders tries to clarify the teachings of Sun Myung Moon."
Unification Church Ties Haunt New CoalitionSubscriber Access Only
Are followers of Sun Myung Moon expanding their influence among conservative Christians?
Sun Myung Moon's Followers Recruit Christians to Assist in Battle Against CommunismSubscriber Access Only
"Funded by the Unification Church, CAUSA seeks an interfaith effort based on Moon's theology."
If It's Too Good to Be True...Subscriber Access Only
A dose of skepticism is okay even with fellow Christians
Dear Diaries: Wholesome Isn't The Same As EntertainingSubscriber Access Only
"Critics look at The Princess Diaries, Rush Hour 2 and Original Sin. Plus, when it comes to violence in the movies, should we see no evil?"
New Rules Surface in AfghanistanSubscriber Access Only
Bush delivers a big announcement tonight and mass-arrests in Lebanon lead to unrest
Bush Finds Middle Ground with Stem-Cell DecisionSubscriber Access Only
"More developments with Abu Sayyaf, and the Assemblies of God council splits on divorced clergy resolutions"
Divided by CommunionSubscriber Access Only
What a church does in remembrance of Christ says a lot about its history and identity.
Megalopolis Forty Years OnSubscriber Access Only
The ambiguous face of the city
"Taliban Investigation Widens, No Access Given to Prisoners"Subscriber Access Only
"Archbishop Milingo's wife protests, and allegations pile up against Frost."
"Diplomats Receive Visas Into Afghanistan, but Will Only Meet with Officials"Subscriber Access Only
"Over a week after raid on Shelter Germany, future for workers still unclear."
The Vatican Library Coming to a Town Near YouSubscriber Access Only
"Lutherans vote to study homosexuality, and North Carolina hangs the Ten Commandments."
"Archbishop's Wife Threatens Suicide, Claims Pregnancy as Milingo Returns to Catholicism"Subscriber Access Only
"Evangelical Lutheran Church in America passes ordination amendment, and other stories from media sources around the world."
East German Church Lost 'Distinctive Voice' After ReunificationSubscriber Access Only
"Forty years after the building of the Berlin Wall, cleric claims some churches are worse off"
"In-the-Body, Out-of-Body, Dead Body, Too Bawdy"Subscriber Access Only
"Critics this week look at Osmosis Jones, The Others, The Deep End, and American Pie 2."
Do Movies Kill People?Subscriber Access Only
"Critics weigh in on what makes violence in film wrong, right and R-rated."
"Alabama Justice Unveils 5,280 Pounds of Godliness"Subscriber Access Only
"The initial phase of Mother Teresa's beatification concludes, and science examines the healing power of prayer"
Live Long and ProsperSubscriber Access Only
"Though a recent survey raises questions, the health benefits of faith have been documented for centuries."
Report Finds Widespread Bias In Funding of Faith-Based GroupsSubscriber Access Only
"Nuns that can't be pushed down, and diplomats that are being pushed around."
Indian Church Steps Up Education Programs To Deal With Threat Of AIDSSubscriber Access Only
Ten percent of those living with AIDS live in India
The Strange Case of Napoleon BeazleySubscriber Access Only
How media coverage of a young killer created death row chic.
Did the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability Pull Its Punches?Subscriber Access Only
"Christian high school and seminary under fire for alleged sexual assault connections, and a DD-cup for God"
"As Christian Grad Schools Face Challenges, an Astrology School Gets a Boost"Subscriber Access Only
Did a bird again find Noah's ark?
"Ten Years After Coup, Putin Seeks Inspiration From Russia's Christian Roots"Subscriber Access Only
"During monastery visit, president says moral values should form national policy."
'You Shouldn't Put Tanks at a Church'Subscriber Access Only
"Defending the Taliban against arrogant Christians, beggars become choosers, and other stories from media around the world."
Apocalypse Now and AgainSubscriber Access Only
"What critics in the religious and mainstream media are saying about Coppola's masterpiece, as well as offensive comedies The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and Bubble Boy."
Maria Sung No Longer Mooning For Archbishop MilingoSubscriber Access Only
"Israeli army leaves Christian town of Beit Jala, and news on Billy Graham, school vouchers, religious investing, and other topics around the world"
Aid Workers Held CaptiveSubscriber Access Only
Taliban alleges housing group's staff engaged in evangelism.
In Perspective: The Friendliest Murderous Militants in the WorldSubscriber Access Only
"The Soviet Union, United States, and others helped create Afghanistan's ruling Taliban. Will the world's most Islamic state backfire?"
"G.K. Chesterton, the Eccentric Prince of Paradox"Subscriber Access Only
"With a reputation for mild eccentricity, Chesterton laughed most at himself."
"Leave Christianity in Narnia, says New York Times columnist ; Racism, Sexism, Sectarianism, Too."Subscriber Access Only
"Afghanistan's Taliban shuts down more aid ministries, and links to dozens of other news stories around the world."
Explaining the IneffableSubscriber Access Only
"In Heaven Below, a former Pentecostal argues that his ancestors were neither as outlandish as they seemed nor as otherworldly as they wish to seem."
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Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
Finding My ‘True Self’ As a Same-Sex Attracted Woman
In my young-adult struggle with sexual identity, both legalistic condemnation and progressive license left me floundering.