February (Web-only) 2003

Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Getting Beyond VictimologySubscriber Access Only
A provocative collection of essays for the black silent majority.
Did Martin Luther Get Galileo in Trouble?Subscriber Access Only
David Lindberg talks about the early relationship between science and faith and his own journey on the subject
As Senate Considers Faith-Based Initiative, Bush Pushes D.C. VouchersSubscriber Access Only
Scrutinizing religious speech after the Columbia disaster, and other stories from online sources around the world
InterVarsity Okayed, But UNC's Discrimination Debate ContinuesSubscriber Access Only
Youth outreach can be expensive, Madalyn Murray O'Hair's murderer dies, and other stories from online sources around the world.
God's Own DictionarySubscriber Access Only
You won't believe the words that didn't exist until the first English translations of the Bible
Better than Hollywood's Best? A Feast of Foreign FilmsSubscriber Access Only
Critics review City of God, Morvern Callar, Talk to Her, El Bola, Amen, The Recruit, Biker Boyz, and Final Destination 2. Also: the Vatican talks Harry Potter, RazorMouth speaks Greek, and Christian critics continue to list the best of 2002
Focus on the Family Lays Off 34, Cuts $5 MillionSubscriber Access Only
Bush's National Prayer Breakfast speech, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Jerry Thacker: Politics Muddies Fight Against AIDSSubscriber Access Only
The politics of homosexuality has made it easier to battle the disease in foreign countries than domestically, says a former nominee to the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS
Leaked Chinese Document Orders 'Terminating Illegal Christian Activities'Subscriber Access Only
EU draft constitution doesn't mention God despite members' lobbying, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Despite Protestant Growth, Hispanic Catholicism Holds Steady in U.S.Subscriber Access Only
Younger generations leaving for Protestant churches, but immigrants make up difference
Iraq's Christians Caught in the Middle, AgainSubscriber Access Only
If the looming war breaks out, 350,000 Iraqi Christians will be caught in a West-East conflict eerily similar to 4th-century events
No Prayer in School? Then No Money from FedsSubscriber Access Only
Bush will push voucher programs for eight or nine cities
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Divine NumbersSubscriber Access Only
Can you say Christian and mathematics in the same sentence?
Bush's Agenda at Religious Broadcasters' Meeting Isn't Just PoliticalSubscriber Access Only
Study says low pay for clergy is hurting the church, an Orthodox monk dies in Mt. Athos standoff, and other stories from online sources around the world
Why Don Richardson Says There's No 'Peace Child' for IslamSubscriber Access Only
The author and missionary says he has tried to find bridge-building opportunities with Islam, but failed.
Raising Taxes God's WaySubscriber Access Only
Why Africa's evangelicals are good news for investors, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Chicago's Razzle-Dazzle Runs Rings Around Other Oscar NomineesSubscriber Access Only
Woe to the Academy, a preview of Daredevil, Fuller Seminary promotes Gods and Generals, and critics respond to How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Shanghai Knights, Deliver Us from Eva, and Russian Ark.
Christian Prison Program SuedSubscriber Access Only
Clinton smears Jerry Thacker to unsmear himself, and other stories from online sources around the world
Bible Is Getting Even Friendlier to ProgrammersSubscriber Access Only
The English Standard Version will become the first Bible to allow web programmers to innovate new applications with its text
Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Introduced in U.S. HouseSubscriber Access Only
Pat Robertson to Undergo Cancer Surgery and other articles from media around the world
Hispanic Swing Vote Potentially VolatileSubscriber Access Only
But overwhelming support for School prayer, vouchers, and charitable choice didn't translate into support for Bush over Gore.
Play Me That Hot Puritan Love SongSubscriber Access Only
A little-read book of the Bible reminds us of the astonishing intimacy we enjoy with Christ
Paradox LostSubscriber Access Only
Blessed Are the Cynical shows what happened to sin.
Getting Cynical About OurselvesSubscriber Access Only
An interview with Mark Ellingsen, the author of Blessed Are the Cynical
Some May Be Offended by Biola Exhibit on Reaching CultureSubscriber Access Only
AIDS vs. abortion?
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Another Third Way?Subscriber Access Only
The mixed record of Catholic social thought
A Disabled Lawyer Makes the Case for Her LifeSubscriber Access Only
200 scientists named Steve push for evolution education, and other stories from online sources around the world
Would a Christian Bachelorette Be Different?Subscriber Access Only
A panel of Christian singles discusses the proliferation of reality dating shows and the turn from seeking one-night stands to seeking spouses
Wheaton College Allows Dancing for All, Drinking and Tobacco for Non-UndergraduatesSubscriber Access Only
Illinois law drives complete overhaul of school's conduct code.
Daredevil Is Not Your Friendly Neighborhood SuperheroSubscriber Access Only
Daredevil may care, but do critics? Plus: Religious media reviewers examine The Jungle Book 2, The Man Without a Past, The Quiet American, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, and Shanghai Knights
Religion Matters, Says David BrooksSubscriber Access Only
Martyrdom of irony, Methodists acquit bishop charged with heresy, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Weblog Bonus: Biola Professor Says Exhibit Isn't DerisiveSubscriber Access Only
A response to Monday's Weblog
Kansas House Defeats Religious Freedom BillSubscriber Access Only
Focus on the Family calls for Big Brothers-Big Sisters boycott, and many other stories from online sources around the world.
Hajj, Feasts, and PilgrimageSubscriber Access Only
Why Muslims, Jews, and Christians still yearn for their holy places.
The New Partial-Birth Abortion Bill and Old MythsSubscriber Access Only
Unconstitutional? Rare? Dangerous? Don't believe the disinformation campaign
Taken PrisonerSubscriber Access Only
Stories from the far-flung frontiers of the British Empire, 1600-1850, challenge our preconceptions
Are Gospel Music Grammys Religious Bigotry?Subscriber Access Only
The hot new Christian T-shirt that Hollywood celebs are wearing.
Moody Closes Magazine, Restructures Aviation ProgramSubscriber Access Only
Moody Bible Institute announces strategic changes to ensure financial stability for core education program
Supreme Court Okays Indiana's Abortion Counseling LawSubscriber Access Only
Costco church battle ends happily, and other stories from online sources around the world
Gods and Generals' Director Links the Civil War with TodaySubscriber Access Only
Ron Maxwell talks about the role his faith plays in his career and what attracts him to the generation of the 1860s.
The Rev. E.V. Hill, 69, DiesSubscriber Access Only
Gujarat to ban religious conversion and other stories from online sources around the world
The Supreme Court Rules That Abortion Protesters Are Not RacketeersSubscriber Access Only
Mister Rogers dies of cancer and other stories from online sources around the world
Critics Plod Through Gods, Fail to Hail David GaleSubscriber Access Only
God gets mentioned a lot in Gods and Generals. But is it a good movie? Plus, reviews of The Life of David Gale, Dark Blue, The Pianist, Gangs of New York, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, City of God, and Daredevil
House Passes Comprehensive Cloning Ban (Again)Subscriber Access Only
Cambodia bans evangelism, a new head for the worldwide Anglican church, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Heresy, Salvation, and Jack the RipperSubscriber Access Only
Why heresy trials will have to do, until something better comes along
Hispanic Churches Primed to Be More Socially ActiveSubscriber Access Only
Among study's findings: 74 percent of Latinos want their churches to aid undocumented immigrants, even when it would be illegal
Elms Make Like a TreeSubscriber Access Only
The Christian band declines a role in Saved. But what is this movie about?
Christians Could Return to Middle East, Thanks to Trump (Deportations)
Christians Could Return to Middle East, Thanks to Trump (Deportations)
Emptied Arab churches prepare for a rare task: making room.