February (Web-only) 2009

The Velveteen RabbitSubscriber Access Only
In this latest remake of the children's book, director Michael Landon Jr. delivers not quite a classic, but an enjoyable film that nicely explores a child's imagination.
Heroes: Not the TV ShowSubscriber Access Only
How much do you know about Milk, ashes, and more from this week's news?
Two LoversSubscriber Access Only
An interesting look at the reasons we love—that unfortunately gets muddled with plot complications and contrivances.
Justices: City Isn't Obligated to Display Religious MonumentSubscriber Access Only
Supreme Court says most monuments are government speech, not a forum.
'God Only'Subscriber Access Only
Giving up soul care for Lent.
'No Line on the Horizon' Is No Radical Reinvention of U2 (Hooray!)Subscriber Access Only
What's so great (and what's not) about the band's new album.
Contemplating Culture in a Southern CitadelSubscriber Access Only
Conservatism not 'Fox News with prayer requests,' Moore warns.
Which Came First: the Human Rights, or the Fertilized Egg?Subscriber Access Only
An encyclopedic feud, sexing the seven deadly sins, and more.
The Christian Spinal TapSubscriber Access Only
In Jesus People: The Movie, an upcoming mockumentary, Hollywood believers spoof the evangelical subculture—and thus themselves.
Not Safe, But GoodSubscriber Access Only
Is it OK to let children watch scary movies if there's a valuable lesson to be learned? We asked. You answered.
Is the Stimulus Act Anti-Religious?Subscriber Access Only
The stimulus bill included a caveat that federal funds may not be used for religious worship.
Working on a DreamSubscriber Access Only
Sounding more jubilant than he has in years, Springsteen celebrates love and marriage—and, subtly, the God behind it—in Working on a Dream.
Dark Knights and Bright LightsSubscriber Access Only
Finding truth, beauty, and goodness even in the darkest of films—starting with The Dark Knight, one of the best films of 2008.
Will You Boycott My Valentine?Subscriber Access Only
How did one senator respond to receiving a free pornographic magazine? What are Obama's faith-based priorities? And other questions from this week's news.
Confessions of a ShopaholicSubscriber Access Only
The protagonist tries to be the poster girl for the recession generation, but the film's celebration of consumerism takes all the teeth out of its sparkly bite.
The InternationalSubscriber Access Only
An Interpol agent and a DA try to bring down a corrupt financial institution in this schizophrenic failure that wants to be both a suspense thriller and action film—and fails at both.
Phrase 'Religious Right' Misused, Conservatives SaySubscriber Access Only
Leaders often identified with the Religious Right want journalists and academics to lay the term to rest.
Porn Star No MoreSubscriber Access Only
Former adult film star Crissy Moran returns to Christ and makes a movie based on the Bible story of Hosea and Gomer.
The 2008 Readers' Choice AwardsSubscriber Access Only
You liked movies about a marriage on the brink, an irresistible robot, a kid from the slums, a Narnian adventure, and more. And your favorite? Read on ...
The Art of CompassionSubscriber Access Only
Some of the world's top Christian musicians gathered to write songs in the fight against poverty. Check out our exclusive slideshow—and listen to a track from the album while you're at it.
He Likes Jesus. He Just Doesn't 'Like' Like Him.Subscriber Access Only
Benyamin Cohen spends his Jesus Year seeking a deeper faith — in Judaism.
The Definition of 'I Screwed Up'Subscriber Access Only
Susan Wise Bauer, author of The Art of the Public Grovel, dissects Obama's apology.
Seminaries: Not Just for Pastors AnymoreSubscriber Access Only
Derek Cooper offers an insider's guide — and reflections on what schools need to do better.
A Promising Start for Obama's Faith-Based OfficeSubscriber Access Only
Why we are encouraged — and still have a major concern.
FanboysSubscriber Access Only
A comedy about Star Wars fans and a fun trip into all things Lucas is destroyed by rote, predictable, and crude sexual humor.
The Pink Panther 2Subscriber Access Only
Steve Martin takes his second shot at the role of Inspector Clouseau, and the results are significantly less bumbling than before—but that’s on a very relative scale.
PushSubscriber Access Only
Realistic sights and sounds help this movie to stand out from other recent superhero efforts, but it all falls apart at the script level.
He's Just Not That Into YouSubscriber Access Only
This examination of modern relationships and all their foibles is fodder for lots of hilarity, but also a somber reminder of some of the true motivations behind love.
CoralineSubscriber Access Only
An inquisitive girl unlocks a mysterious door and discovers a parallel reality to her own—only seemingly better. But is it too perfect to be true?
New Director Offers Vision for Faith-Based OfficeSubscriber Access Only
Joshua DuBois tells CT how the new Office for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships is different from the Bush administration's office.
Pastoral SceneSubscriber Access Only
Also: A tough week for the Vatican, talking about mercy, and Proposition 8's big spenders.
The Men Behind the MythsSubscriber Access Only
Short profiles of Olaf Stapledon, Erich von Däniken, Ray Kurzweil, Freeman Dyson, and Lee M. Silver.
Sci-Fi's Brave New WorldSubscriber Access Only
How the genre draws us to its own views of redemption.
An Entertaining SaboteurSubscriber Access Only
Facebook promises to connect us to one another. Is that what you are doing right now?
Habitat for Humanity Founder Millard Fuller Dies at 74Subscriber Access Only
The ministry that Fuller helped found has helped move at least 300,000 families into homes.
The 2008 Critics' Choice AwardsSubscriber Access Only
The year's best movies include a caped superhero, a noble little robot, a recovering addict seeking forgiveness, a kid from the slums, and much more.
Memo to Worship BandsSubscriber Access Only
Five sound reasons to lower the volume.
The FraySubscriber Access Only
I Believe There Is MoreSubscriber Access Only
Lost Messengers: The OuttakesSubscriber Access Only
VOTASubscriber Access Only
You Have LovedSubscriber Access Only
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Melvin Banks Had a Dream
Melvin Banks Had a Dream
An interview with the founder of the largest African American Christian publishing house.