October (Web-only) 2012

Has LifeWay Really Banned the Word 'Vagina'?
Has LifeWay Really Banned the Word 'Vagina'?Subscriber Access Only
Fact-checking the widely cited reason the Christian retail chain is not carrying Rachel Held Evans's book.
'When Evangelicals Were Pro-Choice'—Another Fake History
'When Evangelicals Were Pro-Choice'—Another Fake HistorySubscriber Access Only
The arguments of some recent pundits are not pro-logic or pro-history.
Death Is For Real
Death Is For RealSubscriber Access Only
Amid a flurry of bestsellers promising firsthand proof of Heaven's existence, Ed Dobson takes a brutally honest look at the pain of terminal illness and the difficulties of dying well.
Are 22% of Pastors Really Undecided Voters?
Are 22% of Pastors Really Undecided Voters?Subscriber Access Only
Why nearly 1 of 4 say they don't know how they'll vote when only 4% of Americans overall say so.
Bill Mallonee Wrestles with God Knows What
Bill Mallonee Wrestles with God Knows WhatSubscriber Access Only
On new album, troubadour ponders his eternal fate, a hard life, and 'groping in the dark.'
What Jesus Might Say About Sandy
What Jesus Might Say About SandySubscriber Access Only
The problem with many storm theologies is that they assume Jesus never happened.
The Rise, Expansion, and Fall of the Evangelical Left
The Rise, Expansion, and Fall of the Evangelical LeftSubscriber Access Only
It may not be as dead as it seems, argues David Swartz. Maybe it even won.
Your Guide to Christian Voting Guides
Your Guide to Christian Voting GuidesSubscriber Access Only
Which flyer should you take with you into the voting booth?
Cloud Atlas
Cloud AtlasSubscriber Access Only
Bloated adaptation of David Mitchell's novel feels like a record stuck on the same note over and over.
Why the IRS Has Stopped Auditing Churches—Even One that Calls President Obama a Muslim
Why the IRS Has Stopped Auditing Churches—Even One that Calls President Obama a MuslimSubscriber Access Only
Decision on who can authorize investigations of churches that influence voters is frozen for foreseeable future.
What We Can Learn About Preaching from 'Parks and Recreation'
What We Can Learn About Preaching from 'Parks and Recreation'Subscriber Access Only
For the moment, the sitcom seems to have forgotten to be funny. Or to be thoughtful. Or that I might even be watching.
Are Pregnancies Even from Rape a Gift from God?
Are Pregnancies Even from Rape a Gift from God?Subscriber Access Only
A lot of people in America find this too incredible to believe this could be true.
Beyond Suicide: Don Chaffer
Beyond Suicide: Don ChafferSubscriber Access Only
Waterdeep's front man explores life's storms—including his father's suicide—in new off-Broadway musical.
Lights of Distant CitiesSubscriber Access Only
Taylor Swift's Red
RedSubscriber Access Only
Life Is PeopleSubscriber Access Only
TestifySubscriber Access Only
The Chief End of Men
The Chief End of MenSubscriber Access Only
Hanna Rosin's 'The End of Men' celebrates women's enormous strides in education and business. Why I can't don my party hat yet.
Has Billy Graham Suddenly Turned Political?
Has Billy Graham Suddenly Turned Political?Subscriber Access Only
Graham's biographer, spokesman, and a historian discuss the evangelist's recent ads and statements.
Why Pro-Life Leaders Aren't Worried About Romney
Why Pro-Life Leaders Aren't Worried About RomneySubscriber Access Only
His muted opposition to abortion is necessary pragmatism, they say.
Why It's Hard to Imagine that Heaven Is Real
Why It's Hard to Imagine that Heaven Is RealSubscriber Access Only
Learning to grasp what 'no eye has seen, no ear heard, and no mind has conceived.'
A Historian Decries Evangelical Power Politics—on Both Left and Right
A Historian Decries Evangelicals' Power Politics—on Both Left and RightSubscriber Access Only
But Kenneth Collins's libertarian contempt for government is not the way forward.
CT Exclusive: Dinesh D'Souza Denies Infidelity
CT Exclusive: Dinesh D'Souza Denies InfidelitySubscriber Access Only
World magazine article is 'clear effort to destroy my career,' he says. World says it isn't.
After Romney Meeting, Billy Graham Site Scrubs Mormon 'Cult' Reference
After Romney Meeting, Billy Graham Site Scrubs Mormon 'Cult' ReferenceSubscriber Access Only
BGEA says it wants to stay out of politicized theological debate.
Living Like Lance: Everybody Dopes
Living Like Lance: Everybody DopesSubscriber Access Only
The sins of the infamous bicyclist are more common than we imagine.
How Blind Pianist Arizona Dranes Struck A Raw, Gospel Chord
Arizona Dranes: The Greatest, Wildest, Blind Gospel Singer You've Never Heard OfSubscriber Access Only
She only recorded a handful of songs before slipping into oblivion. Now it's time to bring her back.
VitalSubscriber Access Only
Glad All OverSubscriber Access Only
WatchmanSubscriber Access Only
God Is Love: Faith SongsSubscriber Access Only
What is Romney's Abortion Agenda?
What is Romney's Legislative Agenda on Abortion? Subscriber Access Only
Abortion remains a hot-button issue in the presidential campaign.
Lance Armstrong Has Lost Nearly Everything
Lance Armstrong Has Lost Nearly EverythingSubscriber Access Only
And if he loses it all, it could be the best thing that ever happens to him.
The Real Differences Between Mormons and Orthodox Christians
The Real Differences Between Mormons and Orthodox ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
And whether they really matter in the presidency.
Argo
ArgoSubscriber Access Only
A compelling thriller about the rescue of six Americans during 1979's Iran hostage crisis.
Sinister
SinisterSubscriber Access Only
Scott Derrickson's latest horror flick is a dark and very scary cautionary tale.
Middle of NowhereSubscriber Access Only
A bright young woman finds herself disoriented after her husband is incarcerated.
Liberty University's Flip-Flop Moment
Liberty University's Flip-Flop MomentSubscriber Access Only
Today, the students at Jerry Falwell's school are more likely to 'change the world' by buying a pair of TOMS Shoes than showing up at the state capitol. Could their soft activism signal a larger shift among evangelicals?
Meaning to the Madness
Meaning to the MadnessSubscriber Access Only
Halloween's a-comin', so it's cosmic horror vs. sacred terror on the big screen.
The Other Side of the Culture War
The Other Side of the Culture WarSubscriber Access Only
Marching under the banner of "rationality," cultural progressives fear the public influence of religion—and often dislike religious people themselves
We Gaither Together
We Gaither TogetherSubscriber Access Only
Bill & Gloria Gaither celebrate their music, Scripture's vitality, and 50 years of marriage.
Hymns for the Christian LifeSubscriber Access Only
Blue MountainSubscriber Access Only
Sing the DeltaSubscriber Access Only
Frankenweenie
FrankenweenieSubscriber Access Only
Tim Burton returns to form—and his roots—with a story about a boy who brings his pet dog back to life.
Wuthering Heights
Wuthering HeightsSubscriber Access Only
An engrossing, beautiful, naturalistic treatment of Emily Brontë's classic novel.
Trade of InnocentsSubscriber Access Only
A drama that reveals the tough realities of sex trafficking—a bit too safely and blandly.
The Fake 'Holy War' Over Donald Trump's 'Get Even' Advice
The Fake 'Holy War' Over Donald Trump's 'Get Even' AdviceSubscriber Access Only
News outlets debated its compatibility with Christianity. Liberty staff and students say such discussion is what Christian higher ed is for.
Mira Sorvino: Saving Sex Slaves
Mira Sorvino: Saving Sex SlavesSubscriber Access Only
The Oscar winner fights against human trafficking, and has a new movie to raise awareness.
Falling Away from its Founding
Falling Away from its FoundingSubscriber Access Only
Os Guinness correctly sees America sinking into "soft despotism," but his proposals for restoring its civic health don't go deep enough.
The Jesus RecordSubscriber Access Only
Transcendental YouthSubscriber Access Only
StompTown RevivalSubscriber Access Only
Glad Rag DollSubscriber Access Only
WaterSkySubscriber Access Only
No Man's LandSubscriber Access Only
Van Morrison's Poetry of the Ineffable
Van Morrison's Poetry of the IneffableSubscriber Access Only
The Northern Irishman has been singing into the mystic—and of the divine—for decades.
The Truth about Suicide
The Truth about Suicide
More and more Americans are taking their own lives. How the church can step up.