November (Web-only) 2001

Lord of the Megaplex
Lord of the Megaplex
The onscreen Fellowship of the Ring launches a new wave of Tolkienmania
Extreme Days for Megiddo
Extreme Days for Megiddo
Film producer Matt Crouch reasons that God positioned the movie right after September 11
Young Men Gone West
Young Men Gone West
Are you the son of a Christian celebrity? Then you're probably working on a film
Power Punch Praise
Power Punch Praise
The Benjamin Gate delivers worship music to the technology-driven 21st Century
Rising to the Top
Rising to the Top
British band Steve mixes creative praise with driving rock
Something to Talk About
Something to Talk About
Nicole C. Mullen uses pumping beats, fun atmosphere to explore God's strength
Return of Kevin Max
Return of Kevin Max
Eclectic album outlines dc Talk veteran's existence
Discovering Islam: The Intellectual Challenge
There's good reason to believe that there will be staying power to the West's belated discovery of Islam.
The Pope Calls For Gestures of Peace
Plus: The released Shelter Now workers talk about prayer, terror, and loving Afghanistan.
Foreknowledge Debate Clouded by Political Agenda
Evangelical Theologians differ over excluding Open Theists.
Where Are the Women?
The Christian tradition includes few female history-writers but plenty of female history-makers.
New Tribes Mission Hears From the Burnhams
Plus: The faith-based initiative nears passage, Franklin Graham is not apologizing, and other stories from around the world.
Government Decision To Settle Residential School Cases Upsets Churches
Religious leaders complain that the settlement proposal was made without their input.
Eat, Drink, and Relax
Think the Pilgrims would frown on today's football-tossing, turkey-gobbling Thanksgiving festivities? Maybe not.
Let Us Be Thankful
What are Christian thought leaders thankful for this year?
Bush Tells America to Give Thanks
Plus: City Journal attacks moral lethargists, New York gets a Dead Sea Scroll, and other stories from around the world.
Wary About Harry
Is the big-screen Harry Potter as delightful as the one in the book? And should you be worried about his witchcraft? Critics and viewers respond.
Health Workers Urge Indian Churches to Join Campaign Against AIDS
The Christian Medical Association of India fights the social stigma that accompanies the disease.
24 Cow Clones, All Normal...
Oh yes, and a few cloned human embryos that died.
Human Cloning's 'Success'
Plus: The return of Davey and Goliath and what really happened on Flight 587.
Doctors Under Oath
Modern medicine has misplaced its moral compass. Can Hippocrates help?
Aid Workers Urge Foreign Political Intervention in Afghanistan
Ethnic tensions and frequent violence threaten stabilization in the country.
The Burnhams Get a Chance to Speak
Plus: Word goes to Warner for $84.1 million.
'Religious Hatred' on Both Sides of the Pond
Plus: Heather and Dayna go from the big house to the White House.
'Only Cellular Life'?
Christians, leaders, and bioethics watchdogs react to the announcement that human embryos have been cloned.
Pat in Bed with Thugs
Plus: The ACLU helps Falwell, and other stories from media around the world.
Does the End Justify the Means?
Heartless CIA superiors try to undermine Robert Redford's cool in Spy Game. Martin Lawrence travels back in time in Black Knight. And critics aren't thrilled with any of their holiday packages so far this year.
Verdict Issued in Shelter Now Trial—by Media
Plus: World Relief worker killed by man she helped, and other stories from around the world
Serving God with Mammon
John Wesley's wisdom for hard economic times: earn all you can, save all you can, and give all you can.
Churches Want to Drive a Stake in Transylvania's Dracula Park
Tourist attraction gives a false image of the country and could fuel interest in the occult, Christian leaders say.
Don't Feed 'Homeless and Junkies' at Stations, Railway Chief Tells Churches
An ecumenical agency offering aid to the needy is at the center of a German Rail controversy.
Play Ball
Baseball, leisure, and worship.
Senate Committee Attacks CIA for Peruvian Missionary Plane Shooting
Plus: Wes Craven's faith, and other stories from media around the world.
Christians Encouraged as 50,000 Dalits Leave Hinduism
Low-caste Hindus see conversion as their only escape from oppression.
Churches Reunite in Pakistan, Manhattan, and Accokeek
Plus: Columbine's religious tile dispute, discipleship after 9/11, and other stories from media around the world.
Naming Names
Were the State Department's actions on international religious freedom compromised by the war on terrorism?
Christianity.com Falls. Is Crosswalk.com Next?
Plus: PBS's documentary on C.S. Lewis puts to rest any fears that people are trying to hide his Christianity.
Shaking Hands with Thugs
Sometimes setting aside human rights is the way to ensure their ultimate victory.
A Bedtime Mon-Story
What critics are saying about Monsters, Inc, The Man Who Wasn't There, The One, Life as a House, and Domestic Disturbance.
Word on the Street: Christian Music For Sale
Plus: Relient K backs away from Abercrombie & Fitch, Raze singer pleads guilty to rape.
Remembrance of Terrorist Attack Victims Marks Russian Orthodox Shift
Services commemorate the dead on the 40th day after their death.
Salvation Army Extends Benefits to Domestic Partners
Plus: Commandos reportedly readying to free Shelter Now workers, John Ashcroft's faith, and other stories from around the world.
Law Could Curb Foreign Donations To Churches, Indian Christians Worry
Stringent legislation is aimed at cutting off terrorist funding, but could hurt non-government organizations.
Disturbing the Peace
Is art always subversive when it's doing its job?
Taliban Claims Holy Duty to Postpone Shelter Now Verdict
Is the Philippine military getting closer to freeing the Burnhams? The NCC meets—maybe for the last time, and other stories from around the world.
Salvation Army Won't Extend Benefits to Domestic Partners After All
The Taliban keeps a tight grip on its Christian hostages, an anthrax saint, Harry Potter, and other stories from around the world.
German Paper Says Taliban Has Released Shelter Now Workers
Plus: Debate on Salvation Army's benefits moves inside.
Free at Last!
Debate on Salvation Army's benefits moves inside
Give and Take
What Christian critics and others are saying about Amelie, Heist, and Shallow Hal
A Christian in Ramadan
Captive Burnhams are not doing well, Billy Graham HQ moves to Charlotte, and other stories from around the world
Changes in China's Religious Policy Imminent?
Several respected house-church leaders consulted about official registration.

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