July (Web-only) 2001

ShrekkedSubscriber Access Only
Why are readers responding passionately about a simple film review?
"Hatch, Mack, and Other Prolife Politicians Promote Stem-Cell Research"Subscriber Access Only
"Newsweek and The Washington Post examine the looming decision on federal funding, finding support in the unlikeliest of places."
Calvin Prof Arrested on Cocaine ChargesSubscriber Access Only
"While an English vicar breaks the record for longest sermon, parishioners elsewhere get in trouble for not listening"
Hong Kong Church Leaders Fear Anti-Sect BillSubscriber Access Only
French legislation may have worldwide consequences
Is Patriotism Dead?Subscriber Access Only
"The day that patriotism ceases, that day we will have ceased to be a people."
What Jonathan Edwards Can Teach Us About PoliticsSubscriber Access Only
"Before Jerry Falwell and Jesse Jackson, another preacher ventured into the public square"
Watching My Daughter 'Defect'Subscriber Access Only
Part of being a good Christian is being a good citizen
Spielberg and Kubrick—The Brothers GrimmerSubscriber Access Only
"What Christian and mainstream critics are saying about A.I., crazy/beautiful, and Baby Boy, plus readers' video alternatives"
"Harry Potter, Evangelist"Subscriber Access Only
Driver of flipped Young Life bus charged with careless driving ; school prayer ; sex education ; and other articles from media sources around the world.
"As Bush Stumps for Charitable Choice, a Reconsideration"Subscriber Access Only
Is America becoming more antiabortion? And other stories from media around the world.
"Come for the Music, Stay for the Worship"Subscriber Access Only
"Diversity in artists, worship and people last through 18 years of the Cornerstone Festival."
Ghosts of the TempleSubscriber Access Only
"Soon after Jerusalem fell, the Roman Colosseum went up. Coincidence?"
"Give Me Your Muslims, Your Hindus, Your Eastern Orthodox, Yearning to Breathe Free"Subscriber Access Only
Immigration's long-ignored effect on American religion is garnering much attention from scholars
Newsweek Discovers Christian Music About Six Years LateSubscriber Access Only
"Christian entertainment is topping all kinds of charts, but is it all good news?"
The Salvation Army Under Attack Here and AbroadSubscriber Access Only
Colson and Novak say Teen Challenge is still okay for funding.
Christians Remain Imprisoned in BruneiSubscriber Access Only
Dozens interrogated as government investigates whether prayer program is a threat
White House to Salvation Army: No Soup for You!Subscriber Access Only
"Tammy Faye at a gay pride rally, Wal-Mart and church duke it out, and other stories from media around the world."
"Seahorses, Egalitarians, and Traditional Sex-Role Reversal"Subscriber Access Only
A dispatch from the Christians for Biblical Equality conference
Pope's Pilgrimage to Ukraine Prompts Warning From OrthodoxSubscriber Access Only
Revival of the Greek Catholic Church in Russia prompts new conflict.
Stryper Returns to Play the Festival They Always Should HaveSubscriber Access Only
Cornerstone Music Festival takes a look back at artists who paved the way.
A Christian 'Heavy-Metal' Band Makes Its Mark on the Secular Music IndustrySubscriber Access Only
Lyrics and onstage behavior distances Stryper from counterparts.
'You Cannot Serve God by Emulating Mammon!'Subscriber Access Only
Steve Rabey's 1985 article and a publicity photo of the heavy metal band Stryper stirred controversy.
"First Left Behind, Then Jabez, Now The Book of Hope"Subscriber Access Only
"The Washington Post keeps up its tiresome exposé on charitable choice dealings, and a misspelled headline becomes a sign of the End Times."
"Right, Wrong, and Rated 'R'"Subscriber Access Only
"Is nudity a no-no? Also, what critics and readers are saying about A.I., Cats and Dogs, Kiss of the Dragon, and Scary Movie II."
Christians and Muslims at Odds Over Nigerian ConstitutionSubscriber Access Only
Calls made to limit Shari'ah law in Northern states
Christian Held in Turkey for 'Attempting Organized Propaganda' ReleasedSubscriber Access Only
Assyrian's family says videotaping was for nostalgic purposes with no ideological content.
Why Pro-Stem-Cell Research Is Not ProlifeSubscriber Access Only
"Court says prayer meeting size can't be limited, balloon evangelism in North Korea, and other stories from media around the world."
Admen for HeavenSubscriber Access Only
"Opening up minds is the first step to regular church attendance, Episcopal Ad Project says"
Historical HogwashSubscriber Access Only
"Two books—one new, one newly reissued—debunk false claims about the real Jesus."
Eight Christians Released From Laos Custody Following Shock TreatmentSubscriber Access Only
Prisoners regret renouncing faith under torture
Looking for the Soul of CBASubscriber Access Only
Nearly anything that can be said about Christian publishing is true to some extent, thanks to the industry's ever-enlarging territory.
Salvation Army's 'Call to Hate'?Subscriber Access Only
Editorials and columnists continue to war against the Salvation Army.
Bishops Protest Against Moves to Legalize Euthanasia in BelgiumSubscriber Access Only
"Social pressures may cause the weak to feel like a burden, desire to end their life"
The War for C.S. Lewis: The PrequelSubscriber Access Only
Gabriel's blessing for the Guthrie family
Human Rights Groups Criticize Beijing as Choice for 2008 OlympicsSubscriber Access Only
"The challenge now is to use the games to press for improvements, advocates said."
Must Christianity Include Mormonism?Subscriber Access Only
"Bringing graven images back to the Protestants, abortion murder, and other stories from media sources around the world"
Christianity Finds Strength in Africa Due to AdaptabilitySubscriber Access Only
Theologian raises question whether Africa needs American ministries as much as American ministries need Africa.
"Summer Turns Prehistoric, Pretty, and Pantheistic"Subscriber Access Only
"Also, critics' responses to Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, Legally Blonde, The Score, and other movies."
Naked TruthsSubscriber Access Only
"Critics weigh in on what makes nudity in film wrong, right, and R-rated"
House Approves Charitable Choice BillSubscriber Access Only
"Hiring protections for religious organizations stays in the bill, but back-room negotiations may mean they won't stay."
Church Federation in the Netherlands Closes in on Blessing Same-Sex UnionsSubscriber Access Only
"Three months after country recognized gay matrimony, proposal suggests distinguishing between life unions and marriage."
Kenyan President Suggests Hanging for 'Knowingly' Infecting Others with AIDSSubscriber Access Only
Church organizations criticize use of capital punishment as solution to epidemic
Missionary Pilot Reportedly Off the Hook in Investigation of Peru Plane ShootingSubscriber Access Only
"Deadly church vans, more Narnia wars, and other stories from media sources around the world."
Shelling the Salvation ArmySubscriber Access Only
"If William Booth's church could handle sticks and stones in the 1880s, it should withstand the recent barrage of hateful words"
Bishops Worry War Crime Tribunal Will Create MartyrsSubscriber Access Only
Four government ministers resign in protest of Croatia's handing over of generals.
The Distorted Story of Memoir Inc.Subscriber Access Only
"There are many good autobiographies out there, but do those who write about them have to pretend they're the only books worth reading?"
Watch Your MouthSubscriber Access Only
"Church controversies in Britain and Australia focus on a dirty word, the Word of God, and whether premarital sex is really a sin."
Willow Creek Fishes In a Crowded StreamSubscriber Access Only
"A pastor changes his story about his daughter's affair, and a Lewis clarification."
Serbian Religious Freedom Law Draws Fire From ProtestantsSubscriber Access Only
Church leaders feel ignored and threatened by ministry of religion
"Government-Funded Charities Can Fire Homosexuals, Says Federal Court"Subscriber Access Only
"Virginia schools' moment of silence okayed, and dozens of pastors fired for associating with Sun Myung Moon"
"Run, Run, Chomp, Chomp"Subscriber Access Only
Critics sink their teeth into Jurassic Park 3 and America's Sweethearts. Plus a question about movie profanities
Web's Latest Craze is The Prayer of ReataSubscriber Access Only
"Yes, the Pope really is Catholic, and other stories from media sources around the world."
Deep and WideSubscriber Access Only
"A dive into Reformation imagery yields striking new insights, while a drive-by church history overview largely disappoints."
Memorable MemoirsSubscriber Access Only
"Whether telling us about the Spirit in the South or the crumbling atheism of a Chinese immigrant, these books provide windows into others' lives."
"Food for the Poor Gets Good News, Bad News from Feds"Subscriber Access Only
The latest religious theme park is a 300-year-old cathedral.
Two Christian Leaders Arrested by Saudi Arabian AuthoritiesSubscriber Access Only
Jeddah campaign strikes to eliminate house churches
"Faith-Based Initiative's Real Battleground Is Local Governments, Not Senate"Subscriber Access Only
"Democrats warm to legislation, but questions are raised about how much religious organizations—federally funded or not—should be regulated."
Christian Law School Dean Accused of Plagiarizing the EncyclopediaSubscriber Access Only
"Incendiary Christian Coalition lawsuit takes a turn, and Egypt will retry el-Kosheh suspects"
Are These Chimps Champs or Chumps?Subscriber Access Only
"Planet of the Apes has critics scratching their heads, while Jump Tomorrow may be the summer's sneakiest surprise"
Bonus: Giving a &*%$Subscriber Access Only
"Christian film critics and readers weigh in on hearing no evil, and what makes language in film wrong, right, and R-rated."
Are Christians Too Hard to Depict in the Entertainment Media?Subscriber Access Only
State Department will release its report on missionary plane shooting this afternoon.
"Strengthen Christian Presence In The Holy Land, Carey Pleads"Subscriber Access Only
Middle-East leaders asked to help tone down violence that has killed 650 in 10 months
"Series of Mistakes, Confusion Led to Missionary's Death"Subscriber Access Only
"Charitable-choice bill drops anti-discrimination section, and who are all these bio-ethicists?"
"Thrills, Chills, Architecture?"Subscriber Access Only
The most exciting adventure at St. Paul's Cathedral would be a time-traveling jaunt through its history.
Pakistani Christians Fight Against 'Apartheid' in Election SystemSubscriber Access Only
"Under rule, citizens cannot vote for candidates outside their own religious affiliation."
Top Story June 22, 2018
Embracing Our Transgender Neighbors on God’s Terms
Embracing Our Transgender Neighbors on God’s Terms
We should seek their well-being—but also prepare for strong disagreement on what that entails.