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'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism’s Horror
Jordan Peele's groundbreaking directorial debut challenges us to see racial sin with clear eyes.
'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism's Horror. 'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism's Horror. Image: Courtesy Universal Pictures. 'Get Out' Locks Our Gaze on Racism's Horror.
The Silver Lining on the Zombie Apocalypse
In his upcoming book, a university professor explores the horror—and the hope—of pop culture’s favorite disaster scenario.
In his upcoming book, a university professor explores the horror—and the hope—of pop culture's favorite disaster scenario. The Silver Lining on the Zombie Apocalypse.
In ‘Alien: Covenant,’ the March of Progress Ends in Death
Ridley Scott's sci-fi franchise is as gruesome as ever—but this time, the horror feels disturbingly human.
Ridley Scott's sci-fi franchise is as gruesome as ever—but this time, the horror feels disturbingly human. In 'Alien: Covenant,' the March of Progress Ends in Death.
Cover Story: Facing Our Legacy of Lynching
How a memorial could help lead America—and Christians—to repentance from a dark history.
memorial. We could never unlearn what we found; we could never erase the horror of our past. We tried, in our own small way, to confront it. Because
‘House of Cards’ Keeps Scraping the Bottom of Evil’s Barrel
After five seasons, it’s high time the Underwoods’ crimes come home to roost.
familiar. House of Cards might justify another season if it can convince us that its two paragons of evil are more like Eichmann than horror villains. In
Can Robots Be Sexist?
How artificial intelligence might reinforce and amplify gender stereotypes.
that participants who viewed images of a human hand and a robot hand being cut with a knife or pair of scissors responded with essentially the same measure of horror and sympathy to
Blood, Our Horror and FascinationSubscriber Access Only
It’s part of what makes Good Friday good.
More than bloody book. Heck, the Bible isn't just a bloody book; it's a bloody library. In the Bible, the word blood occurs more often than the word love
After 50 Years in a Wheelchair, I Still Walk with Jesus
On the anniversary of her accident, Joni Eareckson Tada reflects on God’s faithfulness.
follow him more closely. Maybe he erases all the horror, all the despair, all the depression of the past when we learn how to trust God. He pushes into
The Conjuring 2
Ed and Lorraine Warren return, fighting demons and relying on faith.
Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga), a deeply devout Catholic couple whose lives have formed the basis for a lot of paranomal and supernatural horror films.
The Divorce Delusion: Marriage Matters for the Gospel's Sake
The prevalence of divorce today means Christians should understand marriage even better.
unscathed. Even atheists who have gone through divorce will admit to the brokenness—and at times horror—that accompany a “happy” or “necessary” divorce.
Make Peace
The Christian's best option is love.
I'd lived in the Middle East and Europe and been accustomed to bombings and religious unrest, but I couldn't fathom such horror happening in the US Not in my homeland, where
Confessions of a Middle-Aged White Woman: 5 Leadership Lessons on the Way to Diversity
Cru leader Cas Monaco shares her journey to racial understanding.
Eventually we began to make an effort to learn this new culture and to listen more closely to the stories around us. I read Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin with stunned horror.
Spiritual Longing on the Silver ScreenSubscriber Access Only
How the makers (and watchers) of movies are engaged in a kind of prayer.
All movies or only some? He surveys all genres, from horror to historical drama, and he commends both family-friendly fare and films fit only for mature audiences.
Evangelicals Tell Trump: Don't Deport Christians to Face Genocide in Iraq
As outcry over fate of 199 mostly Chaldeans continues, so do ICE arrests.
As outcry over fate of 199 mostly Chaldeans continues, so do ICE arrests.
Turning the World Upside Down, Down Under
As Americans debate the Benedict Option, anti-Christian fervor in Australia has convinced me that we need a more disruptive strategy.
Paul's Cathedral in Melbourne, The Age's Chris Johnston complained, with the horror of a housewife discovering a rat in the pantry, that not only are the city's eastern suburbs infested
The Visit
A return to plot twists (but not a return to form) for M. Night Shyamalan.
Genre Comedy, Horror. Directed By M. Night Shyamalan. Run Time 1 hour 34 minutes. Cast Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie. We have a horror movie!
Why the Shift from Horror to Terror on 'CSI' Is a ProblemSubscriber Access Only
There's graphic, and then there's gratuitous.
Why the Shift from Horror to Terror on 'CSI' Is a Problem. There's graphic, and then there's gratuitous. Why the Shift from Horror to Terror on 'CSI' Is a Problem. 1 of 2. Image: CBS. 'CSI'.
Sinister 2
A bloody roller coaster with unappealing hills and underwhelming drops.
Genre Horror. Directed By Ciarán Foy. Run Time 1 hour 37 minutes. Cast James Ransone, Shannyn Sossamon, Robert Daniel Sloan, Dartanian Sloan.
How Christians See MuslimsSubscriber Access Only
Missions experts urge concern for both souls and security.
More than any other religious group, they're hearing the horror stories,” said Cashin, who himself has had three friends and colleagues martyred attempting to take the gospel to Muslim
‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Wants Us to Heed the Threat of ‘Fundamentalism’
The question is: Which one?
According to Atwood, she wrote the story this way to give credibility to the other-worldliness of the horror, to help readers (and now viewers) take it seriously.
Top Story August 22, 2017
Is America’s Great Eclipse a Sign from God?
Is America’s Great Eclipse a Sign from God?
A reminder of humanity’s small part in God’s universe
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