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September (Web-only) 2012

Subscriber Access Only Walden Responds to Critics
President of production company tells CT that criticisms of 'Won't Back Down' don't stand up.
Did Evangelicals Change the Climate Change Conversation?
Subscriber Access Only Did Evangelicals Change the Climate Change Conversation?
Agnostic scholar Katharine Wilkinson looks at the legacy of the Evangelical Climate Initiative.
Subscriber Access Only Looper
This time-travelling sci-fi drama is carefully plotted, beautifully executed, and full of important questions.
Won't Back Down
Subscriber Access Only Won't Back Down
A controversial film about educational reform doesn't make the grade.
Subscriber Access Only The Perks of Being a Wallflower
A compelling look at grief and guilt and the wonderfully horrid experience that is high school.
Flight from North Korea
Subscriber Access Only Flight from North Korea
Asia's underground railroad has deeply Christian origins, says journalist Melanie Kirkpatrick.
Subscriber Access Only Celebrating Life in Hollywood
New organization devoted to films that promote human dignity.
Religious Groups' Anti-Trafficking Fight Draws in Obama
Subscriber Access Only Religious Groups' Efforts to Fight Sex Trafficking Draws Presidential Attention
Obama says human trafficking will become a major focus of his Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships.
Obama at the U.N.: A New Religion Doctrine
Subscriber Access Only Obama at the U.N.: A New Religion Doctrine
"Given the power of faith in our lives ... the strongest weapon against hateful speech is not repression; it is more speech," President says.
One of the Most Ironic Religious Freedom Lawsuits Ever Filed
Subscriber Access Only The Story Behind One of the Most Ironic Religious Freedom Lawsuits Ever Filed
The religious discrimination complaint against the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom moves closer to trial.
Discerning Obama's America
Subscriber Access Only Discerning Obama's America
A political scientist examines Dinesh D'Souza's '2016.'
Subscriber Access Only Babel
Mumford & the Son
Subscriber Access Only Mumford & the Son
Exploring the Christ-haunted lyrics of Marcus Mumford and his popular band.
Subscriber Access Only Into the Light
Subscriber Access Only Leonard the Lonely Astronaut
Subscriber Access Only Pilgrims & Prodigals
Evangelicals Vote Republican—Mormon or No Mormon
Subscriber Access Only Evangelicals Vote Republican—Mormon or No Mormon
Some pundits said evangelicals would never support a Mormon. They were wrong.
Grand Canyon University Gets Free Mass. Campus
Subscriber Access Only Grand Canyon University Gets Free Mass. Campus
For-profit school established nonprofit arm to qualify, but Green family sees benefits in its model.
Making Too Much of Marriage
Subscriber Access Only Making Too Much of Marriage
The problem is not God's good gift of holy matrimony—it's when we desire it above all else, forgetting the Christian virtue of self-denial.
Subscriber Access Only Unconditional
A woman overcomes tragic loss by learning to love and forgive in unexpected ways.
Subscriber Access Only End of Watch
An entertaining addition to the buddy cop genre, highlighted by both humor and gravity.
Subscriber Access Only Trouble with the Curve
An estranged father and daughter try to reconnect while scouting a baseball player for the upcoming draft.
Song of the Secularist
Subscriber Access Only Song of the Secularist
Jacques Berlinerblau offers a soaring paean to freedom from religion, but the American people don't seem to be singing along.
'Jesus Said to Them, "My Wife..."'
Subscriber Access Only 'Jesus Said to Them, "My Wife..."'
Manuscript fragment apparently from the 300s suggests debate over whether Jesus was married.
Movie Purgatory
Subscriber Access Only Movie Purgatory
'Hellbound?,' seemingly bound to fail from the beginning, never takes a stand on the issue.
Romney vs. Romney on the Safety Net
Subscriber Access Only Romney vs. Romney on the Safety Net
Romney's remarks at a fundraiser don't square with what he told faith leaders last week.
Subscriber Access Only Make It Right
Subscriber Access Only Polarized
Subscriber Access Only Heart of Stone
A Bridge Between North and South
Subscriber Access Only A Bridge Between North and South
Elijah Kim's survey of global Christianity envisions "renewalist" movements fostering a new era of evangelical unity.
Subscriber Access Only Arbitrage
Arbitrage engrosses its viewer while disappointing with occasional lack of substance.
Master, The
Subscriber Access Only The Master
Scientology epic explores human nature and our attraction to self-help systems.
2016: Obama's America
Subscriber Access Only 2016: Obama's America
Breakout documentary explores the ideological heritage of Barack Obama.
Give Church-State Peace a Chance
Subscriber Access Only Give Church-State Peace a Chance
Michael Meyerson charts a historical path between the extremes of our church-state debates.
Subscriber Access Only Audio Adrenaline to the Max
Er, actually, it's Kevin Max to a newly re-formed Audio A. Rock on.
Out with the Old (Testament)?
Subscriber Access Only Out with the Old (Testament)?
Paula Fredriksen ignores the early church's Israelite foundations, producing a selective (but lively) history of the idea of sin.
Subscriber Access Only Orphans' Plight
New documentary explores life of homeless kids in India.
The Second Coming Christ Controversy: More Leaders Speak Out
Subscriber Access Only The Second Coming Christ Controversy: More Leaders Speak Out
David Jang's emissaries to Singapore speak for the first time on why they believed he was a new Christ, why they changed their minds, and how his organization operates.
Closer than Ever to the Breath of God
Subscriber Access Only Closer than Ever to the Breath of God
Why Protestants are especially fascinated with the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Restless Heart
Subscriber Access Only Restless Heart
This St. Augustine biopic is memorable more for its subject's merit than its own.
When Planned Parenthood Attacks
Subscriber Access Only When Planned Parenthood Attacks
Karen Handel speaks about the intense fire she faced during the abortion provider's funding feud with the Susan G. Komen foundation.
The Dark Side of Dylan
Subscriber Access Only The Dark Side of Dylan
Yes, his new album delves deeply into the shadows. But then, so does the gospel.
Subscriber Access Only Tempest
Subscriber Access Only The Carpenter
Subscriber Access Only Away from the World
Subscriber Access Only Remembering You
Subscriber Access Only The Peace of Wild Things
Subscriber Access Only Fearless
Subscriber Access Only Pure and Simple
'God' on the Campaign Trail
Subscriber Access Only 'God' on the Campaign Trail
Romney campaigns on keeping 'God' on our coins (and in his heart) after Democratic Party debate.
Subscriber Access Only All Things Possible
Cracked Rear View
Subscriber Access Only Cracked Rear View
Jim Sonefeld's past is marred by alcoholism, but the former Hootie drummer is on the straight and narrow now.
Subscriber Access Only Gravity
Subscriber Access Only Fable
Subscriber Access Only Canton Junction
After Fire Kills 40 Orphans, Guatemala Finally Listens to Evangelicals
After 40 Girls Die in Orphanage Fire, Guatemala Asks Evangelicals for Advice
Tragedy becomes impetus for reforms sought by Christian experts.