October (Web-only) 2005

Subscriber Access Only LB OK, Dreamer Delightful, Doom Dumb
Christian critics OK with Left Behind: World at War, cheer for Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story and North Country, fire on Doom, puzzle over Stay, and turn in more reviews of Elizabethtown, Good Night, and Good Luck, and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
Subscriber Access Only George Clooney Has a Good Night
Good Night, and Good Luck is good moviegoing, but Elizabethtown needs to be rebuilt, and Domino's disgusting. Plus, Nine Lives, The Fog, and more reviews of Wallace & Gromit, Everything Is Illuminated, and In Her Shoes.
Subscriber Access Only The Gospel, Gromit, Girls, Gambling, Guns
The Gospel pleases Christian film critics, but anyone else? Plus, Christian film critics review Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, In Her Shoes, Two for the Money, Waiting...;, and Dear Wendy, and offer more opinions on Serenity, A History of Violence, and Oliver Twist.
Subscriber Access Only Serenity Soars, Violence Shocks, Game Plays Well
Christian film critics review Serenity, A History of Violence, The Greatest Game Ever Played, Oliver Twist, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, and Into the Blue. Plus, more reviews of Flightplan.
Subscriber Access Only What Dobson 'Probably Shouldn't Know'
Focus on the Family broadcaster says it's all public now, dares judiciary committee to subpoena him.
Subscriber Access Only The Man Behind the Wardrobe
C. S. Lewis, author of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe—a feature film coming to theaters soon—was "the best Christian I've ever known," says Douglas Gresham, stepson to the famous writer. (Part 1)
Subscriber Access Only Is It Wrong-Headed to Translate the Gospel for Culture?
Christian History Corner takes on the Christ and culture debate.
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New Air Force Religion Guidelines May Restrict Evangelism
Policy allowing chaplains "to instruct and/or evangelize" withdrawn, lawsuit seeks explicit ban on all members.
Subscriber Access Only Should We Ban Boxing?
The usual arguments against the "sweet science" cut many ways.
Subscriber Access Only The Legend of Zorro
Subscriber Access Only Prime
Subscriber Access Only Shopgirl
Subscriber Access Only The Weather Man
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Choose Life' License Plates Hit Red Lights, Green Lights
Courts differ on whether messages are state or individual speech.
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Miers Withdrawal Shows Split Among Religious Conservatives
High-profile cases underscore stakes for next nominee.
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Why Is Venezuela's Chavez Singling Out New Tribes Mission?
Charges sound eerily familiar to Latin American missionaries.
Subscriber Access Only The Great Stem Sell and Other Mistakes
What Americans really think about science: astonishing new polling data.
Subscriber Access Only Dissecting Divorce
A new book by Elizabeth Marquardt offers a child's-eye-view of divorce.
Subscriber Access Only Saving James Bond
Will Sony Pictures, and new 007 Daniel Craig, bring the franchise back to its glory days—and re-introduce us to the real James Bond, as Ian Fleming created him?
Subscriber Access Only Doom
Subscriber Access Only Left Behind: World at War
Subscriber Access Only North Country
Subscriber Access Only Stay
Subscriber Access Only The Katrina Quandary
America questions the role of Christian charity.
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Venezuela Debates New Tribes Mission Expulsion Order
Government officials, others call Chavez decision unconstitutional and harmful.
Subscriber Access Only Churches Get Left Behind
The third film in the popular end-times stories will roll out this weekend not to theaters, but to churches—and more than 3,000 screens. We got the scoop from Peter Lalonde, who has produced all three movies.
Subscriber Access Only Photographing Narnia
A first-hand account from a photographer and author who spent four months on the set of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, documenting the filmmaking process for a new book,Cameras in Narnia
Subscriber Access Only Silence on Suffering
Where are the voices from the Christian community on cruel and degrading treatment of detainees?
Subscriber Access Only Giving Peace a Chance
David Wilcox and Nance Pettit have put poetry from a variety of faiths to music on a new album—and are calling attention to the need for peace through conflict resolution.
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Venezuela to Expel New Tribes Mission
After additional Robertson comments, President Chavez accuses "imperialist" mission agency of working for CIA.
Subscriber Access Only J.S. Bach: For the Glory of God
Such humility is exceedingly rare among those who have gained worldwide fame.
Subscriber Access Only Domino
Subscriber Access Only Elizabethtown
Subscriber Access Only Good Night, and Good Luck
Subscriber Access Only Nine Lives
Subscriber Access Only Dr. Frist's Dilemma
The Majority Leader's contradictions mirror the opinions of the public at large.
Subscriber Access Only Weeks After Hurricane, Pastors Become Counselors, Healers, Social Workers
As soon as they can find their flocks, that is.
Subscriber Access Only In Her Shoes
Subscriber Access Only The Gospel
Subscriber Access Only Two for the Money
Subscriber Access Only A 'Coward' Who Stayed to Help
Why Brennan Manning isn't interested in asking why he survived Katrina and others did not. (Please read Editor's Note, added 10/10/2005)
Subscriber Access Only Cloning Still Haunts California
Remember Prop. 71? Stem-cell research supporters hope voters don't remember the promises they made.
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American Baptist Churches Communication Department to Close
Reorganization comes as regions threaten to leave over how the denomination has handled homosexuality.
Subscriber Access Only Narnia: 'The Pressure Is Insane'
So says Walden Media President Micheal Flaherty, who's feeling the heat to get The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe exactly right. But Flaherty promises audiences a "fantastic, faithful adaptation."
Subscriber Access Only This Mon Be Jammin'
Christafari frontman Mark Mohr wants to use reggae to reach the world for Jesus—especially in the Caribbean, where the island music was born.
Subscriber Access Only Flyleaf
Subscriber Access Only The Message: Psalms
Subscriber Access Only A Musical Tribute to C.S. Lewis
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