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September (Web-only) 2010

Holy Incarnation!
It may be impossible not to "demean God" since he mixed it up with sinners.
Good News Glut
Common English Bible joins the crowd.
Organic Family Hymnal
Coffey Anderson
The Rising
Le Noise
Real Life
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
Stunning visuals and themes of faith, family, and friends.
What Does the GOP Value?
New agenda sidesteps social issues even as Republicans block military reforms.
You Again
Though its heart is in the right place, this banal comedy wastes its talented cast.
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Oliver Stone's sequel depicts a redeemed Gordon Gekko—kind of.
Waiting for Superman
An emotional crash course on the state of public education in the U.S.
Like Dandelion Dust
A heart-wrenching adaptation of Karen Kingsbury's bestseller. PLUS: Mira Sorvino interview.
Islam, Immigration, and Catholics
19th-century Protestants resisted Catholic immigration. Is today's opposition to Muslim immigration just following the same script?
Some Chaplains Plead, Don't Repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell
Military policy on gays and lesbians survives one more round.
Tough Love
In her most challenging role, Oscar winner Mira Sorvino plays an abused wife seeking redemption in 'Like Dandelion Dust,' based on Karen Kingsbury's inspirational novel.
Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place
Outta Space Love
Subscriber Access Only 40 Days of (Political) Purpose
Activists push 40-day prayer vigil as lead-up to Election Day, while Delaware gives boost to social conservatives.
Jack Goes Boating
Hoffman's directorial debut is a quirky love story with pain and affection at heart.
The Town
A heist flick rich in drama and complicated characters and relationships.
Finding Christ Throughout — and Beyond — Scripture
We need both J. I. Packer's and the Orthodox Presbyterians' approaches to hear Christ speak.
Mary Beth Chapman vs. God
In a new book, Steven Curtis Chapman's wife is brutally honest about her lifelong feud with the Creator, especially after losing their daughter to an accident in 2008.
Never Let Me Go
Understated, subtle drama wonders what makes a human "human."
Blaine Blind Spot
Florida reveals an overlooked front in church-state battles.
Culturally Focusing on the Family
How hipster evangelicals have fallen into the same consumerist traps as their parents.
Culture in an Age of Consumption
Why evangelical hipsters may be the best example of James Davison Hunter's 'faithful presence.'
A Day in Utopia
CT visits the set of an upcoming inspirational film starring Robert Duvall and Lucas Black.
Horseshoes & Handgrenades
Harlem River Blues
Light Up the Sky
The Anatomy of Broken
Band of Joy
You Are Not Alone
Marilynne Robinson Takes on Bad Science Writers
The novelist wades into the religion-and-science debate with 'Absence of Mind.'
How the Economy Became a Family Issue
Family groups emphasized government debt and the economy as family issues this week. Plus, Christian leaders offered unanimous denunciations of church's planned Qur'an burning.
Qur'an Burning: The Neverending Story
Everybody who is anybody has said something about what may be nothing.
Expecting Mary
A pregnant teen runaway finds unexpected help in this quirky pro-life flick.
'The Gospel Makes the Everyday Possible'
70-year old Duke theologian Stanley Hauerwas explains his new memoir, addresses his critics, and explains why he says, 'We're all congregationalists now.'
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Subscriber Access Only The Weapon Satan Can't Stand
Furious Love highlights spiritual warfare around the globe.
Subscriber Access Only Facing Lutheranism's Crisis of Authority
Seven theologians call North American Lutheranism back to the Word and the Lutheran confessions.
My Trip to al-Qaeda
In a riveting new HBO documentary, a prize-winning American journalist helps us see what makes these terrorists tick—and what ticks them off.
And Glenn Beck Shall Lead Them
Dobson, Land, Falwell Jr., and other evangelicals follow Glenn Beck's call for national renewal.
Did the Spirit Really Say...?
God's will is harder and easier to discern than we imagine.
Beck Wants to Lead, But Will Evangelicals Follow?
Once uncomfortable with Mitt Romney, evangelicals appear mixed on Glenn Beck.
Humor for the Hurting
Comedian Michael Jr. is taking his routine to those who most need to laugh—the down and out, the lost and lonely.
The American
A visually compelling thriller with a meditative quality.
I Found the Gospel in Communist Romania
I Found the Gospel in Communist Romania
And then I shared it with the man the government sent to kill me.