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July (Web-only) 2007

Subscriber Access Only Do 'Gay Adoption' Opponents Oppose 'Obese Adoption'?
A Missouri judge's decision prompts the question.
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Will Tomorrow's Evangelicals Remember Tammy Faye?
She was an icon of a changing movement, but didn't actually change it, say experts.
Subscriber Access Only Resurrecting the Public Death
Tammy Faye reminded us how to die.
Subscriber Access Only The Camden 28
Subscriber Access Only My Best Friend
Subscriber Access Only No Reservations
Subscriber Access Only The Simpsons Movie
Subscriber Access Only Talk to Me
Subscriber Access Only Afghanistan Kidnappers Kill Hostage as South Korea Debates Mission Work
Plus: Malaysia changes course on Shari'ah courts, remembering Tammy Faye, a church is attacked by Christian terrorists, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only (A Bit Less) Positive About Potter
How Focus on the Family, Prison Fellowship, and others have—and haven't—changed their views about the books over the years.
Subscriber Access Only Grace—That's So Sick
The church seems to be an embarrassment to everyone except its Lord.
Subscriber Access Only Arctic Tale
Subscriber Access Only A Tough Audience
Michael Landon Jr. on making movies for Christians.
Subscriber Access Only What Would Jonathan Edwards Say About Harry Potter?
How the preacher responded to pop culture's version of transcendence.
Subscriber Access Only 'The Man Who Saw the Angel'
Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky opposed any intellectual interpretation of his films, but they were rife with spiritual imagery and signs of his faith.
Subscriber Access Only Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
The magic world of Harry Potter begins yielding to a 'deeper magic.' A review of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'
Subscriber Access Only Taliban Kidnaps South Korean Christians
Plus: Priest freed in Philippines, Israeli cable to drop Christian network Daystar, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Hairspray
Subscriber Access Only Sunshine
Subscriber Access Only Zimbabwe's Mugabe Accuses Priest Critic of Adultery
Plus: Whether evangelicals can recover from a Catholic's fall, the escalating cost of abuse, and many other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Bush's Heresy
His hope for Iraq is "more of a theological perspective," he says.
Subscriber Access Only Early Light
On pilgrimage to Ireland's first Christian sites.
Subscriber Access Only Pro-Life Cinema
Several recent films take a life-affirming view of unwanted pregnancies, as babies are carried to term and abortion is dismissed as an option. Could this be a trend?
Subscriber Access Only Think About God
Pioneer Brian Doerksen on what's wrong with worship music.
Subscriber Access Only Missions That Heal
Ministering across the wealth divide means giving up our savior complex.
Subscriber Access Only Rescue Dawn
Subscriber Access Only Tablet Is 'Proof' for Jeremiah Passage
Plus: A Ghanaian pastor's shocking magic trick, Time on Democrats' religious outreach, what to watch next in the Holsinger debate, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only We Are Not Pregnant
The glory of men and women lies in their unbridgeable differences.
Subscriber Access Only Honest Ecumenism, Again
As we said in 2000, the Vatican's statement on the nature of the church is a step forward, not backward, for Christian unity.
Subscriber Access Only Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix' is a dark, grim, serious film, with little of the joy or whimsy that animated the first four movies.
Subscriber Access Only Book Bust
U.S. prisons cull hundreds of religious books from libraries.
Subscriber Access Only The Importance of Being Western
Why are we so embarrassed that Columbus ever set foot in the New World?
Subscriber Access Only The Passivity Of American Christians
The myths that are intimidating those who hold forth a biblical heritage, and what can be done about them.
Subscriber Access Only Superman on the Screen: Counterfeit Myth?
Heroes have disappeared. They have been replaced by superheroes-fantasy creatures.
Subscriber Access Only Theologian Harold O. J. Brown Dies at 74
Scholar and writer was key in mobilizing pro-life movement among evangelicals.
Subscriber Access Only Sinéad O'Connor's Theology and 'Theology'
Why you shouldn't be surprised that her new album is mostly passages from the Old Testament.
Subscriber Access Only Jesus Is 'Like an Energy'
Or something. And God is in all of us, and he doesn't judge. Such is the wobbly theology of Sinead O'Connor, whose new album is being pitched to the Christian market.
Subscriber Access Only Priest Must Decide Between Episcopal Priesthood and Islam
Also: Did God smite Evan Almighty? Should police make arrests during church services? And other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only Can Public Schools Ban Churches from Renting Space?
Plus: European court rules against mandatory religious education, abortion politics in Sweden, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Subscriber Access Only License to Wed
Subscriber Access Only Transformers
Subscriber Access Only Take a Chance on Something Beautiful
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Working For Justice Will Make You Uncomfortable
Working For Justice Will Make You Uncomfortable
Eugene Cho wonders whether we're willing to go beyond paying lip service to social change.