November (Web-only) 2014

Faith and Work: Your Story Here
Faith and Work: Your Story HereSubscriber Access Only
Only an abundance of stories can do justice to Scripture's vision of vocation. We need yours.
Full Bellies, Thankful Hearts
Full Bellies, Thankful HeartsSubscriber Access Only
God designed your stomach and your heart to be intimately connected.
Thanks For the Shibboleth
Thanks For the ShibbolethSubscriber Access Only
It's a 'West Wing' episode worth revisiting on Thanksgiving.
America the Beautiful, America the Violent
America the Beautiful, America the ViolentSubscriber Access Only
Ferguson may be about race, but it is also about violence. And we should have something to say about both.
The Imitation Game
The Imitation GameSubscriber Access Only
Benedict Cumberbatch makes even the invention of the computer into compelling cinema.
Why 'The Hunger Games' Is About Racism
Why 'The Hunger Games' Is About RacismSubscriber Access Only
And why it may give us a way to talk about what that means today.
The Streaming Roundup: The Oscars Are Coming

The Streaming Roundup: The Oscars Are Coming
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Plenty of contenders to watch over the holiday weekend.
The News Roundup: Bill Cosby, New Trailers, and 'Better Call Saul'
The News Roundup: Bill Cosby, New Trailers, and 'Better Call Saul'Subscriber Access Only
Plus Sony ditches the Steve Jobs movie and picks up ‘1984.’
The Critics Roundup: ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ and ‘Beyond the Lights’
The Critics Roundup: ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ and ‘Beyond the Lights’Subscriber Access Only
The critics are divided on a long-awaited sequel and a tale of pop stardom.
Forming a Society Worthy of Humans
Forming a Society Worthy of HumansSubscriber Access Only
Robert Sirico says that in order to get economics right, we must first understand what it means to be human.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part ISubscriber Access Only
Why are we supposed to hate this movie?
Asking 'Why Me, God?' But in a Different Way
Asking 'Why Me, God?' But in a Different WaySubscriber Access Only
The question "Why me, God?" can be a lament, but also an expression of gratitude.
Over 25,000 Ebola Orphans at Risk
Over 25,000 Ebola Orphans at RiskSubscriber Access Only
Churches join effort to care for vulnerable children who have lost one or both parents in West Africa.
Tragedy, Tradition, and Opportunity in the Homosexuality Debate
Tragedy, Tradition, and Opportunity in the Homosexuality DebateSubscriber Access Only
We need a better approach to the traditional biblical ethic on sexuality.
The Holy Land's Hold on the Christian Imagination
The Holy Land's Hold on the Christian ImaginationSubscriber Access Only
A scholar gets inside the motivations of American believers making the pilgrimage to Israel.
What 'Rosewater' Says About Principled Pluralism
What 'Rosewater' Says About Principled PluralismSubscriber Access Only
Religious conviction, untempered by dissent, can harden into oppressive ideology.
Rosewater
RosewaterSubscriber Access Only
Jon Stewart’s directorial debut tackles torture and “truthiness” in contemporary Iran.
Foxcatcher
FoxcatcherSubscriber Access Only
The spectacular third feature from "Moneyball" and "Capote" director - but not a sports movie.
A Survey Can Make You Less Moral
A Survey Can Make You Less MoralSubscriber Access Only
What behavioral economics has to do with scary statistics.
No Such Thing As Convenient Christianity
No Such Thing As Convenient ChristianitySubscriber Access Only
Convenience is deeply engrained in American life. But it has no place in the life of faith.
Absolutely, 'Interstellar' Is a (r)eligious Movie
Absolutely, 'Interstellar' Is a (r)eligious MovieSubscriber Access Only
And that's across all its dimensions.
'The Problems Between Our Countries Are Between Politicians, Not Christians'
'The Problems Between Our Countries Are Between Politicians, Not Christians'Subscriber Access Only
Russian Christian leaders on Crimea, what Putin likes about Protestants, and evangelizing with Americans.
Before There Was Billy Graham, There Was…
Before There Was Billy Graham, There Was…Subscriber Access Only
George Whitefield was once the most famous man in America. Historian Thomas Kidd explains why the celebrity evangelist shouldn’t be forgotten.
The Critics Roundup: “Before I Go to Sleep” and “Laggies”
The Critics Roundup: “Before I Go to Sleep” and “Laggies”Subscriber Access Only
Two films about forgetting and forgoing.
Great Stories – But Are They True?
Great Stories – But Are They True?Subscriber Access Only
Two documentaries at 2014 Virginia Film Festival explore mythmaking.
Lessons from the Church of Satan
Lessons from the Church of SatanSubscriber Access Only
The films they recommend aren't about Satan, for starters.
The News Roundup: Toy Story 4, Book of Acts, and 5th Graders
The News Roundup: Toy Story 4, Book of Acts, and 5th GradersSubscriber Access Only
Sequels and reboots galore.
The Streaming Roundup: Evil, Apocalypse, and "Princess Diaries 2"
The Streaming Roundup: Evil, Apocalypse, and "Princess Diaries 2"Subscriber Access Only
Plus a lot of good stuff on Netflix this month.
Sponsor Content PostCan Scientists and Evangelical Leaders Work Together?
Can Scientists and Evangelical Leaders Work Together?
The Perceptions Project is bringing together two groups who rarely have a chance to meet.
Billy Graham: 96 and Still Preaching
Billy Graham: 96 and Still PreachingSubscriber Access Only
His unprecedented ministry continues nearly 70 years later.
Big Hero 6
Big Hero 6Subscriber Access Only
It's plenty of fun for kids, but it ends up being a good time without ever really being a good movie.
God in the Tornado
God in the TornadoSubscriber Access Only
A documentary explores where God was in the midst of a very real tragedy: the tornado that devastated Moore, Oklahoma.
Interstellar
InterstellarSubscriber Access Only
A cinematic search for new homes in the heavens, with a secular, yet curiously devout vision of the cosmos.
What It's Like to Be Third Culture, and Why It Matters to the Church
What It's Like to Be Third Culture, and Why It Matters to the ChurchSubscriber Access Only
The cultural terrain immigrants must navigate is difficult, but is also a source of strength.
We Are Not Enough in Awe of God
We Are Not Enough in Awe of GodSubscriber Access Only
Why Eric Metaxas encourages a greater openness to miracles in everyday life.
Christmas and Cricket: Finding Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles
Christmas and Cricket: Rediscovering Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles After 70 Years
“A Christmas Sermon for Pagans” is quintessential Lewis at the height of his renown. “Cricketer’s Progress” is more of a mystery.