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April (Web-only) 2014

Tim Keller: Emotion Isn't the Caboose to Faith
Tim Keller: Emotion Isn't the Caboose to Faith
Tim Keller says Christianity needs to make emotional sense before it can make rational sense.
Reading Genesis, Red in Tooth and Claw
Reading Genesis, Red in Tooth and Claw
Ronald Osborn launches an assault on overly literal understandings of the creation story.
Why We Need 'Dinosaurs' Like C. S. Lewis
Why We Need 'Dinosaurs' Like C. S. Lewis
Lewis had a healthy suspicion of easy words like "progress."
The Quick Take for April 25, 2014
Some great picks on streaming, what the critics think of 'The Other Woman' and 'Locke," and more.
You Probably Love (or Hate) 'Heaven Is For Real' for All the Wrong Reasons
You Probably Love (or Hate) 'Heaven Is For Real' for All the Wrong Reasons
It's not a travel guide. And Colton Burpo isn't the first Christian to have an ecstatic experience.
Why Muslims Are Becoming the Best Evangelists
Why Muslims Are Becoming the Best Evangelists
Missiologist Dave Garrison documents global surge in Muslims leading Muslims to Christ. He calls it, “Unprecedented.”
The Quick Take for April 21, 2014
Critics react to the new TV season, a handful of streaming picks, and more.
Bears
Bears
A gorgeous film about Alaska’s brown bears, but the background scenery almost steals the show.
Transcendence
Transcendence
A solid, though not successful directorial debut with some odd religious overtones.
Watch and Wait
Watch and Wait
Tarrying with Christ and the fearful dying.
Heaven Is For Real
Heaven Is for Real
A toddler’s report that he has visited heaven is met with skepticism from everyone but his father.
How God Became Jesus—and How I Came to Faith in Him
How God Became Jesus—and How I Came to Faith in Him
Bart Ehrman’s narrative suggests the more educated you are, the less likely you are to believe. My life proves otherwise.
Five Errors to Drop From Your Easter Sermon
Five Errors to Drop From Your Easter Sermon
If you want to help people see Holy Week with fresh eyes, start by dropping these familiar fallacies.
Why Resurrection People Remember the Dead
Why Resurrection People Remember the Dead
Keeping the memory of our deceased loved ones alive.
Spotlight on Ordinary Heroes: Full Frame 2014
Spotlight on Ordinary Heroes: Full Frame 2014
We report from the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2014 and talk to the directors of some of the most important films.
The Quick Take for April 11, 2014
Should you bother with 'Rio 2' or 'Draft Day'? That and more in this week's quick take.
How to Date Jesus' Wife
How to Date Jesus' Wife
New tests suggest a manuscript fragment is ancient after all. Is it important? We asked noncanonical gospels expert Nicholas Perrin.
Picturing N.T. Wright
Picturing N.T. Wright
A willing subject, a talented photographer, and great light. When planning a photo session in a remote location you hope for those three things. In the case of CT’s April 2014 cover story, we received them all.
The Quick Take for April 4, 2014
Great picks to watch at home or in the theater, plus industry news and more.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Indestructible and super-human heroes are a bore.
Faith for the Post-Christian Heart: A Conversation with Francis Spufford
Faith for the Post-Christian Heart: A Conversation with Francis Spufford
For the UK writer, Christianity must first make sense in the realm of lived experience.
Poverty Is a Moral Problem
Poverty Is a Moral Problem
Development economist William Easterly says too much aid undermines the rights of the poor.
My Immigration Status: Beloved
My Immigration Status: Beloved
In Christ I am more than the ‘crime’ I committed at age 5.