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June (Web-only) 2014

Something, Anything: An Interview with Paul Harrill
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The director of 'Something, Anything' talks about making a movie, shooting at a monastery, and telling stories about faith, doubt, and journeys.
Boyhood
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You and I would never have the patience to make this movie, and make it this good.
The New Apocalypse
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Recap and commentary for the pilot episode of HBO's new post-Rapture show, 'The Leftovers.'
Supreme Court Sides with Hobby Lobby
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(UPDATED) 5-4 decision on healthcare rules that the government cannot require faith-based organizations to provide contraception against their owners' religious beliefs.
Prayer, Dark Mysticism, and Flannery: A Conversation with Scott Derrickson
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The director of 'Deliver Us From Evil'—and Marvel's pick for 'Dr. Strange'—talks about faith, evil, and why he makes horror movies.
The Quick Take - June 29, 2014
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Should you really spend your money on another Transformers movie? Or would it be better spent on a non-musical Clintwood musical?
Begin Again
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The director of 'Once' is back, this time in New York City, with a work of love.
The Quick Take for June 20, 2014
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A Christian dating show? That and more in the Quick Take.
Sinister Tips for Mission Trips
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What the devil may be up to as churches sally forth.
22 Jump Street
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The buddy comedy feels a bit recycled the second time around - and it knows it.
Why Jimmy Carter Was (and Is) a Rare Breed
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Randall Balmer's new biography says the former president’s political and religious activism made everyone uncomfortable.
Fatherhood's Call to Duty
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A love that knows its responsibilities.
The Quick Take for June 13, 2014
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The critics take on whether orange really is the new black and what’s streaming in this week’s quick take.
How to Train Your Dragon 2
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It's familiar, but it's still a ton of fun.
It's Never Too Late to Become a Great Dad
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Focus on the Family’s Jim Daly has an encouraging message for fathers: You’re not defined by your past.
Obvious Child
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A romantic comedy about abortion? A director and actress go there.
A Shooting on Sacred Ground
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In the midst of trauma at SPU, I’m reminded that a Christian university is a holy place.
How Working on Wall Street Can Corrupt Your Soul
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The financial industry’s amoral culture plunges young strivers into a spiritual abyss. Kevin Roose sounds a moral alarm.
Baptizing the Dora Generation: Why Preschooler Faith Is So Controversial
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Baptizing the Dora Generation: Why Preschooler Faith Is So Controversial
Southern Baptist leaders would rather ‘the only consistently growing group in baptisms’ be shrinking.
Why 'God and the Gay Christian' Is Wrong
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Matthew Vines rehashes older gay-friendly arguments for a modern audience. But those arguments still don’t square with Scripture.
The Quick Take for June 6, 2014
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Blackbeard, Mr. Holmes, & Star Wars updates, oh my!
Former Bergdahl Pastor Calls for Mercy for 'Prodigal Son' Bowe
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Former Bergdahl Pastor Calls for Mercy for 'Prodigal Son' Bowe
"Christians are getting engaged in the lynching," he says. "In any other situation, we'd be hugging the parents."
Edge of Tomorrow
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Aliens attack . . . on Groundhog Day.
The Fault in Our Stars
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A star-crossed teenage love story about the biggest of big questions.
Breaking All the Barriers
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Breaking All the Barriers
How the Spirit at Pentecost decimated humanity’s dividing walls.
The Spirit's Work of Ignorance
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When you’re about the only white man in a sea of black faces, you learn strange things. A dispatch from the Hampton Ministers' Conference.
The Exclusion of 'Belle'
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What the historical adaptation missed - and why it matters.
Did Jesus Make Mistakes?
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Mark Driscoll says yes, though Jesus never sinned. Experts weigh in.
Fairness for All: Evangelicals Explore Truce on LGBT and Religious Rights
Fairness for All: Evangelicals Explore Truce on LGBT and Religious Rights
It worked in Utah. But national effort by the CCCU and NAE will be more complicated.