February (Web-only) 2007

A Fine Bridge, a Campy Cage, and a Conflicted CatholicSubscriber Access Only
What did Christian film critics make of the new family film Bridge to Terabithia, hellish comic book hero (played by Nicolas Cage) in Ghost Rider, or the conflicted Catholic criminal of Breach? What did they think? Find out, along with more reviews of Music and Lyrics and Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls.
Sin Eater "Mediocre"; Norbit, Hannibal AwfulSubscriber Access Only
The Last Sin Eater gets some thumbs up, some down; Norbit's naughty; and Hannibal Rising falls flat on its own masked face. Plus, Factory Girl and Breaking and Entering.
Messengers' Message MixedSubscriber Access Only
Christian critics weigh in on The Messengers, Because I Said So, Factory Girl, Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple, and more.
Epic? Not This Crass MovieSubscriber Access Only
Christian critics weigh in on Epic Movie, Smokin' Aces, Catch and Release, Blood and Chocolate, and Seraphim Falls. Plus, more reviews of Alpha Dog, Family Law, and a few Academy Award nominees.
Take the 'Jesus Family Tomb' Coverage Challenge and WinSubscriber Access Only
What media outlet did the worst job covering the Talpiot tomb news?
Remains of the DaySubscriber Access Only
Scholars dismiss filmmakers' assertions that Jesus and his family were buried in Jerusalem.
An Exclusive Interview with James CameronSubscriber Access Only
"I think you have the wrong guy!" he admits.
Christian Colleges' Hottest Profs?Subscriber Access Only
Schools discount site that lets students publicly grade and berate faculty.
The Shape of FaithSubscriber Access Only
The sign of the cross is a reminder of whose we are.
Have We Lost Our Minds?Subscriber Access Only
How can CT Movies say good things about films with questionable content—and give poor reviews to "Christian" movies? In this reply, one of our critics gets at the heart of what we're all about.
Episcopal Bishops Balk at Anglican Leaders' DemandsSubscriber Access Only
Plus: The truth about that Anglican-Catholic union rumor; baby bone scandal at Indian Christian hospital; New Life's overseers speak on Haggard's "dark side"; and other stories.
Not-So-Quiet TimeSubscriber Access Only
Slate's David Plotz blogs about the Bible's many surprises.
Amazing GraceSubscriber Access Only
The Astronaut FarmerSubscriber Access Only
The Number 23Subscriber Access Only
Amazing AbolitionistSubscriber Access Only
Amazing Grace shows Wilberforce in action.
Amazing AbolitionistSubscriber Access Only
Amazing Grace shows Wilberforce in Action
'A Man of Principle'Subscriber Access Only
That's how acclaimed director Michael Apted describes William Wilberforce, the subject of his latest film, Amazing Grace, which opens this week.
A Fantastic RoleSubscriber Access Only
Ioan Gruffudd, best known for his role as the leader of The Fantastic Four, reprises a bit of history with his latest part, as the Christian abolitionist William Wilberforce in the new film, Amazing Grace.
Save the WalesSubscriber Access Only
Veteran producer Ken Wales, who recently finished Amazing Grace, the William Wilberforce bio-pic, now turns to John Newton's story—and a Chariots of Fire sequel.
Deeper into TerabithiaSubscriber Access Only
Bridge to Terabithia author Katherine Paterson says a story reveals a writer's faith, whether she likes it or not.
BreachSubscriber Access Only
Bridge to TerabithiaSubscriber Access Only
Ghost RiderSubscriber Access Only
Music and LyricsSubscriber Access Only
Studying the Silver ScreenSubscriber Access Only
Christians aren't known for their nuanced approach to Hollywood. Film critic Jeffrey Overstreet is trying to change that.
Film: Modernity's Art FormSubscriber Access Only
'Through a Screen Darkly' is a lush guide to film through Christian eyes.
Ahoy! Readers Pick PiratesSubscriber Access Only
We asked our readers to pick their favorite movies of 2006, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest rose to the top. Captain Jack Sparrow rules, savvy?
An 'Unsafe' BridgeSubscriber Access Only
Katherine Paterson, whose children's book, Bridge to Terabithia, is now a film coming to theaters this week, says kid lit doesn't have to be "safe." After all, the Bible sure isn't.
The Last Sin EaterSubscriber Access Only
Fatah Police Seize Gaza Baptist ChurchSubscriber Access Only
As cease-fire agreements between Fatah and Hamas come and go, a church is literally caught in the middle.
The Colors of LebanonSubscriber Access Only
What would real peace mean?
The 'Jesus Manifesto' for LebanonSubscriber Access Only
Rebuilding the soul of a shattered nation on the brink of civil war.
The 2006 Critics' Choice AwardsSubscriber Access Only
Our third annual Critics' Choice Awards pick the Top 10 Films of 2006—a list that somewhat resembles others in the mainstream, with a few surprises thrown in.
NFL Cracks Down on Church Super Bowl EventsSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Episcopal diocese sues Va. churches, U.K. won't exempt churches from gay adoption rules, Baptist beer, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Christian Coaches Face Off for Super Bowl XLISubscriber Access Only
The God of Tony Dungy and Lovie Smith isn't just for Sunday.
Because I Said SoSubscriber Access Only
Euthanasia ConfusionSubscriber Access Only
Newspaper accounts of end-of-life debates too often muddle the issues.
Afflicting the ComfortableSubscriber Access Only
How a few movies at the Sundance Film Festival opened a book lover's eyes to the transforming power of stories on the silver screen.
Music Inspired by the Motion PictureSubscriber Access Only
Lost OceanSubscriber Access Only
Who Hopes for What They Always Had?Subscriber Access Only
God Made Our Brains to Need Others
God Made Our Brains to Need Others
Both science and Scripture invite us to share our suffering.