July (Web-only) 2003

Bono: Ensuring America Keeps Its PromiseSubscriber Access Only
The U2 singer re-launches his national AIDS education campaign and champions President Bush's efforts.
Stonehill's Nostalgic ProgressionSubscriber Access Only
Pioneering Christian artist Randy Stonehill shares his thoughts on today's music industry, the creation of his latest album, and his plans for the future.
Big Idea Loses SuitSubscriber Access Only
Jury says creator of VeggieTales owes $11 million to ex-distributor
Jesus' WoodstockSubscriber Access Only
"After 20 summers of love, the Cornerstone Festival still opens doors for unknown musicians and unlocks truth for hungry minds"
Homosexual Anglican Priest Withdraws from Bishop PostingSubscriber Access Only
Larry Burkett dies of heart trouble at 64
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: One-Hit WonderSubscriber Access Only
The long swansong of Madalyn Murray O'Hair
"Weblog: As Another Canadian Province Allows Same-Sex Marriage, Religious Groups Seek Supreme Court Appeal"Subscriber Access Only
"Priest murdered in Pakistan, missionaries excited about Bush's Africa trip, China arrests underground church leaders, and other stories from online sources around the world"
What Larry Burkett Knew About Healing and DeathSubscriber Access Only
The financial guru died last week—but not of the kidney cancer he fought for seven years
Noted Surgeon and Author Paul Brand Dies at Age 89Subscriber Access Only
Connected his pioneering work with leprosy and his missionary faith
God's Astounding Laws of NatureSubscriber Access Only
"I like to think of God as developing his skills, said Dr. Paul Brand"
A Surgeon's View of Divine HealingSubscriber Access Only
Do doctors waste their time by doing slowly and painstakingly what could have been done in the twinkling of an eye?
"Blood, Part 1: The Miracle of Cleansing"Subscriber Access Only
"This article, originally appearing in the February 18, 1983, issue of Christianity Today,The article is adapted from the book In His Image."
"Blood, Part 2: The Miracle of Life"Subscriber Access Only
A well-known surgeon talks about that miraculous red river within us as an emblem of life
"Blood, Part 3: Life in the Blood"Subscriber Access Only
"If Jesus had been born in the twentieth century, would he have chosen the image of transfusion for his forgiveness, love, and healing?"
A Handful of MudSubscriber Access Only
Soil is life. Can we preserve it for future generations
Pat Robertson Alone in Support of Liberian PresidentSubscriber Access Only
"Laos frees Minnesota pastor, Baylor's faculty split on school's Christian direction, and other stories from online sources around the world"
A Good Week for Zombies and PiratesSubscriber Access Only
"Christian critics are pleased to sail with Pirates of the Caribbean and Sinbad, but not quite so happy with T3: Rise of the Machines. They also debate the merits of 28 Days Later, and the sequels to Legally Blonde and Charlie's Angels."
Are Evangelicals Fueling Teen Fascination with the Powers of Darkness?Subscriber Access Only
"The horror of Buffy Summers and the fantasy of Harry Potter draw from conservative religious imagery while fans feed on conservative opposition, says the author of From Angels to Aliens."
Evangelicalism's Dark Side and Popular CultureSubscriber Access Only
"Evangelicals may feel that stories of supernatural battles between good and evil belong to them, but they cannot control how these stories will be reconfigured once they enter the realm of entertainment media"
Federal Appeals Court Says Police Can't Decline Assignments for ReligionSubscriber Access Only
"White House hopes to tap the power of youth groups, a pastor's prayer for a sign is answered, and other stories from online sources around the world"
Federal Judge Rules Parts of Church Land-Use Law UnconstitutionalSubscriber Access Only
Groups plan to help Elsinore Christian Center appeal zoning case
Where Have All the Classics Gone?Subscriber Access Only
These days it's a triumph when a movie is simply inoffensive. But we can do better than that
Officials Erode Psalm Displays at Grand CanyonSubscriber Access Only
SUV drivers answer what Jesus drives
Has Natural Birth Control Been Proved Impossible?Subscriber Access Only
"Don't believe the media reports, cautions the author of Birth Control for Christians"
Christian TV Networks Battle for the HeavensSubscriber Access Only
"Another Ten Commandments decision, Robertson issues 21-day prayer offensive for removal of Supreme Court justices, and other stories from online sources around the world"
Panning for Gold at CBASubscriber Access Only
There are actually some original ideas at the Christian Booksellers Association Annual Convention
Veggies for SaleSubscriber Access Only
Is Christian music popular among pirates? And other stores from online sources around the world
"Religious Conservatives, Stalemated Despite Friends in High Office, Rethink Strategy"Subscriber Access Only
Supreme Court's sodomy decision causes fresh soul searching on effectiveness
The League of Flat and Uninspired GentlemenSubscriber Access Only
"Critics look over The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and continue talking about Pirates of the Caribbean, Legally Blonde 2, T3: Rise of the Machines, and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. Plus: Filmmakers praise the community and challenges of Flickerin"
Australia's Uniting Church Torn Asunder as Denomination Votes to Ordain HomosexualsSubscriber Access Only
"Coverage of the continuing fights over gay marriage, gay bishops, straight Ten Commandments, and many more articles from online sources around the world"
Getting Western Civ RightSubscriber Access Only
"Christian theology is the catalyst, not the brake, for progress in Western history"
Progress Through TheologySubscriber Access Only
"An interview with Rodney Stark, author of For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-hunts, and the End of Slavery"
The Truth About the Catholic Church and SlaverySubscriber Access Only
The problem wasn't that the leadership was silent. It was that almost nobody listened.
Showdown at BaylorSubscriber Access Only
"Robertson extends remarks on anti-court prayer, Australia's wrongful birth suit, and other stories from online sources around the world"
European Christianity's 'Failure to Thrive'Subscriber Access Only
"Why Christendom, born with an imperial bang, is now fading away in an irrelevant whimper"
Campus Crusade for Christ Founder Bill Bright Dies at 81Subscriber Access Only
Former happy pagan went on to form one of the largest and most efficient parachurch ministries in the world.
Bill Bright's BenedictionSubscriber Access Only
"As long as I have breath, I will praise and serve the Lord, the evangelist wrote earlier this month"
'I'm Only Doing What God Told Me to Do'Subscriber Access Only
"The founder of Campus Crusade for Christ talks about America's moral disintegration, Christians in politics, and his hopes for the greatest spiritual awakening in the history of the world."
Campus Crusade Into All the WorldSubscriber Access Only
Bill Bright leads a spiritual revolution
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: The Catholic Church's Regime ChangeSubscriber Access Only
Would lay power really augur a new epoch of openness and honesty?
Carmen Renee Berry's Unabashedly Consumerist Handbook to EcclesiologySubscriber Access Only
The author of The Unauthorized Guide to Choosing a Church helps seekers find their best congregational fit.
Drug Importation Bill Ignites War Between Religious ConservativesSubscriber Access Only
"More early debate of Gibson's The Passion, Minnesota's churches and guns, and other stories from online sources around the world."
James Ossuary Owner Arrested on Fraud and Forgery ChargesSubscriber Access Only
"Former FRC head Ken Connor mulling Senate bid, India's Supreme Court tosses anti-Christian law, and other stories from online sources around the world"
Bad Boys IndeedSubscriber Access Only
"What critics are saying about Bad Boys 2, Johnny English, and How to Deal. Plus:early looks at Spy Kids 3D: Game Over, complaints about twist endings, and The Passion trailer"
Religious Fight Erupts in Judicial Confirmation HearingsSubscriber Access Only
"Anglican leaders warn of schism, Psalms return to Grand Canyon, church abuse report released, and other stories from online sources from around the world."
"Weblog: Texas Court Reinstates $173,000 Fine Against 'Seminary'"Subscriber Access Only
"Danish atheist pastor gets to keep his job, BBC scales down religion, and other stories from around the world"
Uncivil WarSubscriber Access Only
Missionary tells of horrors in strife-torn Congo
Medical Missions' African LegacySubscriber Access Only
"For generations, missionary doctors have healed body and soul in Africa."
"Weblog: Our President Is God, Says Equatorial Guinea's State Radio"Subscriber Access Only
Norwegian bishop wants worship service reviews in newspaper
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: The Terror of the TherapeuticSubscriber Access Only
"Margaret Atwood's new novel considers the price we may pay for looking to technology to remedy our ills, personal and social"
"Weblog: Showdown at Baylor, Continued"Subscriber Access Only
"Vatican will release battle plan against gay marriage, and other stories from online sources around the world"
A Gerontologist Gets OlderSubscriber Access Only
"David Petty, author of Aging Gracefully, has long taught about the process of aging. Now, he is personally learning that one of the most important aspects is the spiritual side"
Ken Connor Resigns from Family Research CouncilSubscriber Access Only
Former trial lawyer now considering Senate bid favors judicial strategy over Federal Marriage Amendment
Church of England May Be Trying to 'Shed Its Puritanical Image'Subscriber Access Only
: Bruce Almighty is banned in Malaysia and other stories from online sources around the world
Seabiscuit Comes in FifthSubscriber Access Only
"Christian critics rate Seabiscuit, Lara Croft: The Cradle of Life, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, Northfork, and Masked and Anonymous. Plus, the debate over Mel Gibson's film about Jesus intensifies"
Dispatch: Gene and MeSubscriber Access Only
My history with the openly gay man elected bishop of Rochester
'U.S. Credibility Hangs on Whether It Can Do Justice for the Palestinians'Subscriber Access Only
A Palestinian Christian and former PCUSA moderator talks about his faith and critiques Bush's road map to peace in the Middle East
Dispatch: Integrity Doles Out God's Not-So Inclusive LoveSubscriber Access Only
The Integrity Eucharist has become a triennial sort of mass pity party.
Dispatch: Gay Rites Would Not Bless EcumenismSubscriber Access Only
Could also impair Anglican work overseas
Liberia's Troubled Past—and PresentSubscriber Access Only
The nation's history explains why the current conflict succumbs to, yet simultaneously transcends, the stereotype of African tribal wars
BlacktopSubscriber Access Only
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Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Evangelical schools work to capture the real cost of student loans.