The Particular Griefs of September 11
Perhaps it is that relationship between the particular and public nature of grief that our experience brings to bear upon the historic events of September 11th.
In the months following September 11, 2001, the New York Times ran obituaries for every one of the deaths reported in relation to the terrorist acts that day.
Margaret Thatcher Obits Overlook Her 'Devout Christian Faith'
(Updated) Iron Lady, who died today at 87, cited C. S. Lewis among her influences.
Obituaries are flooding the Internet following the death today of Margaret Thatcher, the United Kingdom's first female prime minister–and one of the most controversial yet influential to
Taking the Charleston Shooting Personally
Why Black Americans—and this time, white Americans too—can relate to the Emanuel Nine.
I saw glimpses of that ambition and commitment to service in the victim's obituaries as well: distinguished graduates of historically black colleges, active in community organizations
Chuck Colson and the Conscience of a Hatchet-Man
What's behind the snarky obituaries and media retrospectives infuriating many Christians.
What's behind the snarky obituaries and media retrospectives infuriating many Christians. What's behind the snarky obituaries and media retrospectives infuriating many Christians.
George Gallup Jr: The Pollster Saint [updated]
The pioneering opinion researcher remembered.
iPod is to mp3 players. Gallup died this week at age 81, and merited obituaries in both theNew York Timesand theWall Street Journal. George Jr., as he
Why the Oral Roberts Obituaries Are Wrong
The "faith-healer" (who hated the term) may have done much to mainstream Pentecostalism, but he was no architect of the Prosperity Gospel.
Why the Oral Roberts Obituaries Are Wrong. Ted Olsen/ December 16, 2009. Why the Oral Roberts Obituaries Are Wrong. Why the Oral Roberts Obituaries Are Wrong.
Beef Stroganoff Isn't Rocket Science
The New York Times' controversial Yvonne Brill obit and the sacred call to remember.
The New York Times doesn't write obituaries about mothers, no matter their chops in the kitchen. These obituaries are the way we use language to remember people.
Oral Roberts University Names Its Next President
For its 50th anniversary, Pentecostal school has winnowed 170 prospects down to one man.
also noted Pentecostal evangelist Oral Roberts' death at 91, interviewed outgoing president Mark Rutland on Oral Robert's legacy, examined why the Oral Roberts obituaries are wrong
Philosopher Antony Flew Dies at 87
Noted atheist became a deist. He was lauded by Christians, but never joined them.
"I don't want a future life," he said. "I have never wanted a future life.". Obituaries: The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian. Support our work. Subscribe to CT and get one year free.
Death Is For Real
Amid a flurry of bestsellers promising firsthand proof of Heaven's existence, Ed Dobson takes a brutally honest look at the pain of terminal illness and the difficulties of dying well.
Obituaries never told about "battles" with illness but of abiding faith, deepened relationships, and glorious entries into heaven through the sad reality of death.
John Stott: A Uniter and a Divider
A new biography portrays both the evangelist's triumphs and his frustrations.
God's glory. We learn more from this critical evaluation of his unexpected triumphs and excruciating failures than from merely laudatory obituaries. Collin