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September (Web-only) 2005

Subscriber Access Only Flight, Fright, or Fractions?
Foster's tense in Flightplan. Burton's brilliant with Corpse Bride. Paltrow's brainy in Proof. Wood's wide-eyed in Everything Is Illuminated. Plus: Roll Bounce, and more reviews of Lord of War and Just Like Heaven
Subscriber Access Only Deadly Romantic Comedies
Corpse Bride and Just Like Heaven are charmingly spooky, but are critics swooning? Plus, reviews of Lord of War, Junebug, Cry Wolf, Venom, The Thing About My Folks, and more reviews of An Unfinished Life and Echoes of Innocence
Subscriber Access Only The Mixed Reviews of Emily Rose
The Exorcism of Emily Rose stirs up a film critics' fracas. Plus, reviews of The Man, An Unfinished Life, Echoes of Innocence, and further responses to The Constant Gardener and Underclassman.
Subscriber Access Only Craftsmanship, Conscience Distinguish Gardener
Critics praise The Constant Gardener, visit 2046, dump The Transporter 2, blast A Sound of Thunder, flunk Underclassman, and remain unpersuaded by Pretty Persuasion. Plus, more reviews of Undiscovered and The Brothers Grimm.
Subscriber Access Only Brothers Are Grimm Indeed
Grim reviews for The Brothers Grimm, The Cave, Undiscovered, and The God Who Wasn't There. Plus, more reviews of Red Eye, Murderball, Sky High, Valiant, and Broken Flowers.
Subscriber Access Only Dutch Expand Euthanasia Rules
Plus: Schwarzenegger vetoes gay marriage bill while Connecticut offers civil unions, more from the Intelligent Design trial, Christians in the academy, and more articles from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Iraqi Anglican Leaders Feared Dead
Plus: Intelligent Design on trial, John Roberts and Tom DeLay, Wisconsin votes to ban human cloning, street preachers, and more articles from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Abu Sayyaf Recruits Christians as Terrorists in Philippines
Plus: Little hope for Zimbabwe opposition, Vatican to ban gay seminarians, prayer at the pole, the Bible Literacy Project and more articles from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only How Katrina Is Changing Giving
Plus: Washington Nationals religion controversy, Switchfoot in trouble over music piracy, The 100-Minute Bible, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Day of Prayer Too Late?
Plus: Layoffs reported at Focus, Mass. Legislature overrides Plan B veto, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Religious Groups Believe Roberts Would Undo Pledge Decision
Plus: The Onion covers "home churching" as The Daily Show does evolution, and links to non-satirical stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Prelude to Kansas' Abortion Records Battle
Plus: Judge says JN36TN plate confusing but forbidden, NY Post says prominent pastor admits affair, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Hurricane Weblog: Where Is God in the Chaos?
The theodicy questions change as human depravity rears its ugly head in New Orleans.
Subscriber Access Only Hurricane Weblog: Little Relief in Sight
Food, water, supplies still making their way to hurricane victims.
Subscriber Access Only Focus on the Family, Others Oppose New Air Force Guidelines
Plus: FDA official quits over Plan B, UMC's first Korean-American bishop resigns, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Hurricane Weblog: Katrina Relief Under Way
Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco declares Wednesday a day of prayer.
Subscriber Access Only Emergents, Meet Saints!
The wave of the future needs the wisdom of the past.
Subscriber Access Only The Greatest Game Ever Played
Subscriber Access Only A History of Violence
Subscriber Access Only Into the Blue
Subscriber Access Only Oliver Twist
Subscriber Access Only The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
Subscriber Access Only Serenity
Subscriber Access Only Is God a Psychotherapist?
M. Scott Peck's People of the Lie explores the dimensions of human and satanic evil.
Subscriber Access Only Rita's Punch Strains Gulf Churches
Following Katrina, relief efforts overwhelmed by second flood of evacuees.
Subscriber Access Only From Mutual Aid to Global Action
How the Anabaptist emphasis on practical acts of love led a tightly knit enclave to reach out to the world.
Subscriber Access Only Tim Burton's Corpse Bride
Subscriber Access Only Dear Wendy
Subscriber Access Only Flightplan
Subscriber Access Only Aiding Katrina's Victims, Minding Rita's Approach
Salvation Army Maj. George Hood praises public generosity, reminds volunteers of the long road to recovery.
Subscriber Access Only Leon Kass, a Bioethics Legend, Steps Down
The man who led the President's Council on Bioethics brought protests from the industry and directed groundbreaking studies.
Subscriber Access Only Not a Hallmark Bible
Richard Foster and Dallas Willard on the newly  published Renovare Spiritual Formation Bible.
Subscriber Access Only Everything Is Illuminated
Subscriber Access Only Just Like Heaven
Subscriber Access Only Proof
Subscriber Access Only The Thing About My Folks
Subscriber Access Only Lord Of War
Subscriber Access Only My Day in Narnia
On a trip to New Zealand, the author spent a day on the movie set of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. He came away impressed with everything he saw.
Subscriber Access Only Giving Patterns Reveal Increasing Focus on Those 'Worthy' of Compassion
Charities must now frame issues so that donors believe they are giving to innocent victims.
Subscriber Access Only Indian Pentecost
How a "Holy Ghost revival" among child widows in India became an international sensation and a local wellspring of Christian outreach.
Subscriber Access Only A Church in Diaspora
A New Orleans pastor takes care of his scattered flock from Houston.
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Churches Try to Find Scattered Flocks, Assess Damage From Afar
With churches damaged and congregations dispersed, measuring Katrina's impact has been nearly impossible.
Subscriber Access Only Parable of the Good Church
Neither the fury of Katrina nor inefficiencies of government can stop the people of God.
Subscriber Access Only Echoes of Innocence
Subscriber Access Only The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Subscriber Access Only An Unfinished Life
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The Sunday After
What Gulf churches were doing on the first Lord's Day after Katrina.
Subscriber Access Only I Was a Stranger
Ministry in the Astrodome and beyond.
Subscriber Access Only Amid the Evacuees
How churches in Houston, among other cities, began picking up the pieces.
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U.S. Court Calls for Deportation of Chinese Christian
Court believes Christian's story, says China has the right to maintain social order.
Subscriber Access Only One Scary Performance
Jennifer Carpenter, who plays the title character in The Exorcism of Emily Rose, is so convincing in her role that colleagues on the set nervously joked that maybe she really was possessed. (She isn't.)
Subscriber Access Only Special Report: Music Community Responds
Christian and secular musicians from all over the country are stepping up to the plate to help Hurricane Katrina victims and their communities.
Subscriber Access Only No Pat Answers
In this candid conversation, Pat Boone talks about his new album, his all-star tribute to Billy Graham—featuring his old "pal" Bono—and that, uhh, heavy metal thing.
Subscriber Access Only Houston's Religious Communities Scramble to Help Evacuees
"We're in this thing for the long haul" without government money, church leaders warn.
Subscriber Access Only Drop Out and Tune in to Jesus
Today's intentional communities are very different, and very similar to, those formed in the '70s.
Subscriber Access Only Remonking the Church
Would a Protestant form of monasticism help liberate evangelicalism from its cultural captivity?
Subscriber Access Only A Sound of Thunder
Subscriber Access Only Solace—For Seasons of Suffering
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Iraq's Worrisome Constitution
A future government will have to untangle the threads of a document that claims to be both Islamic and democratic.
Subscriber Access Only The Stem-Cell Conspiracy
The Washington Post muddles a major breakthrough in adult stem-cell research, while the U.K. marches blindly on.
Powers in the Hood
Powers in the Hood
It takes more than good intentions to do urban ministry—it requires spiritual armor.