January (Web-only) 2000

Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace
Christianity Today Movies did not review this film, but here's what other critics are saying.
Loving the Alien in Sickness and in Health
Too many recipients of health care today feel neither tolerated nor entitled, let alone loved
Is 10 Commandments Debate Now Bigger Than Abortion?
A compilation of recent media stories about Christians and Christianity
Kidnapped Girl from Grozny Church Found
Refugees from Chechnya take in abused child
Evangelism Now Embarrassing for Most Says Baptist Leader
Even Baptists at World Congress disagree on Chicago initiative
Southeastern Seminary student beaten robbed in Kenya
Family says not attacked because of Christianity, but it's the reason they're going back.
Christians Protest Chicago's $2.2 Million Video Game Gift
Recent reports about Christians and Christianity from the world's media sources
As Russians Prepare to Elect New President Putin Shows Interest in Religion
As acting president suspends Chechenya campaign for Christmas and Ramadan, Russian Orthodox Church sees new church-state relationship.
States Consider Laws on Same-Sex Unions
California to vote on 'limit on marriage' in March
Catholic Diocese Supports Maine Gay Rights Referendum
Recent media reports from around the world about Christians and Christianity
Of Mice and Murderers
How Christian critics agreed—and disagreed—on Stuart Little, The Green Mile, and other holiday films.
Riyadh Police Raid Christian Worship Service
Ten Adults, Five Children Arrested; Engineer Still Detained from Previous Arrest
Chicago archbishop welcomes Southern Baptist evangelistic outreach
Articles from the world's media about Christians and Christianity
Egypt's Christians seek answers after deadly riots
At least 21 Christians killed in clash with Muslims
America's Greek Orthodox Leader Hopes Church's Divisions Are Healing
Archbishop Demetrios pushing for more available, participatory church
Is Evangelism Possible Without Targeting?
The founder of Jews for Jesus responds to Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein
Martin Luther King Jr. at top of Vatican's martyrs list
Reports from the world press about Christians and Christianity
Roman Lend Me Your Ear
When a bishop rebuked a Christian emperor, who had the final word?
Swedish Church State Separate
Official run ends after nearly 500 years
ChristianityToday.com Weblog
Top stories elsewhere about Christians and Christianity
Letters to the Editor
ChristianityToday.com Weblog
Top stories elsewhere about Christians and Christianity
Beyond the Blockbusters
What Christian critics are saying about lesser-known films like The End of the Affair and The Third Miracle
ChristianityToday.com Weblog: January 5
Top stories elsewhere about Christians and Christianity
Let the Candidates Speak
Why William Pfaff is wrong about an emerging 'religious litmus test'
The top religion story of 2000 and other media dispatches
Recent stories in the mainstream and religious presses about Christians and Christianity
Senate Majority Leader Calls for Public Apology
Brouhaha over press secretary's 'hate crimes' comment continues
An Extraordinary Orthodox Christmas and Other News
Recent stories in the mainstream and religious presses about Christians and Christianity
Good King Bad King
How Christian was the king whose name is almost always associated with the Bible?
Y2K Scare Worth It Say Authors
Did precautions prepare churches for ministry?
Peacemaking at Top of Agenda of Man Likely To Be Baptist World Alliance President
Billy Jang Hwan Kim will likely become first Korean to head Baptist organization
Top stories elsewhere about Christians and Christianity
Top stories elsewhere about Christians and Christianity
Top stories elsewhere about Christians and Christianity
Martin Luther King Jr.: A History
No Christian played a more prominent role in the century's most significant social justice movement than Martin Luther King, Jr.
Catching Up with a Dream (Part 2)
Church as Conscience
Catching Up with a Dream (Part 3)
Just Not Getting It
Tony Blair's Devolution Revolution
Paving the way for peace in the United Kingdom.
King's church has new building old mission
Stories about Christians and Christianity from the world's media sources
The Best Films of 1999
The best films of 1999 made me think harder about the way I live my life
My Favorite Films of 1999
More than 2,000 dead in Indonesian religious riots
Stories from the world's news sources about Christians and Christianity
Eight years after Zambia became a Christian nation the title is not convincing
Immorality and corruption on the rise, say church leaders
The Top Ten Albums of 1999
The Top Ten Albums of 1999
Critics Not Thanking God It's Next Friday
How the weekend's top films were treated by Christian film reviewers
NCC Presses Case for Boy's Swift Return to Cuba
'This is not a healthy situation for the boy,' says new general secretary
100,000 People Mourn Loss of Church Leader in Southern India
Metropolitan Alexander Mar Thoma was head of church since 1976
The Best TV of 1999
The Best TV of 1999
Some shows I didn't necessarily enjoy made me think; others I enjoyed completely thoughtlessly. Ah, the twists and turns of my warm, glowing friend.
Washington Post Examines Make-Your-Own Religion
Articles about Christians and Christianity from the world's newspapers
Poland's Orthodox Church will build cathedral near Warsaw's airport
Roman Catholic officials criticize plan
The Best Books of 1999
The Best Books of 1999
Supreme Court to Rule on Abortion Protests
What the world's media sources are saying about Christians and Christianity
Out with the Old?
As rumors of Pope John Paul II's retirement circulate, it's worth remembering the story of the last pope to resign
The Best Internet Sites of 1999
The Best Internet Sites of 1999
Tammy Faye Stages a Comeback and Other Stories
Reports about Christians and Christianity from the world's mainstream media
Books & Culture Corner
An Open Letter to the U. S. Black Religious, Intellectual, and Political Leadership Regarding AIDS and the Sexual Holocaust in Africa
Many—But Not All—Churches Share in Opening of Jubilee Door in Rome
Historical ceremony's link to indulgences brings criticism from some Protestant churches
Amazon.com Pulls Book Targeted as 'Kiddie Porn'
But critics say other pedophilia books are still offered
Maluku Islands Unrest Spreads to Greater Indonesia
Violence on Lombok Island may hasten government intervention
Suspended Sentence for Pole at Center of Auschwitz Controversy
Roman Catholic found guilty of racial hatred for placing crosses at Nazi camp
Church of England Will Okay Marriage of Some Divorcees
Religion stories from newspapers around the world
The Winter of Critics' Discontent
What Christian movie reviewers are saying about the weekend's top films.
Christian Nephew of Indian Parliament Member Attacked
'Kill this Christian,' shouted assailants, reportedly members of Hindu nationalist party
Has hell lost its heat?
Stories about Christians and Christianity from the news sources around the world.
Anglican Report Urges End to Ban on Church Weddings for Divorcees
But not all second weddings will be allowed; Church says Prince Charles out of luc

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Sometimes, Telling Us More About the Pilgrims Actually Tells Us Less
Sometimes, Telling Us More About the Pilgrims Actually Tells Us Less
A new study touches on many factors that shaped life in Plymouth Colony. But the most important one gets lost in the laundry list.