July (Web-only) 2006

Shyamalan's Fairy Tale is All WetSubscriber Access Only
Christian critics join the chorus of bad reviews for Lady in the Water, question Monster House, dump My Super Ex-Girlfriend, condemn Clerks 2, and weary of The Groomsmen. Plus, more reviews of The Devil Wears Prada and A Scanner Darkly.
Darkly's Dark, Dupree's DepravedSubscriber Access Only
Christian film critics consider A Scanner Darkly, and lament two crass new comedies: You, Me and Dupree and Little Man. Plus, more reviews of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and Brick.
Yo-Ho-Hollywood! Pirates Tops Box Office!Subscriber Access Only
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is high-spirited hilarity and record-breaking fun. Plus, Forgiving Dr. Mengele, and more reviews of Wordplay and An Inconvenient Truth.
Official Presbyterian Publisher Issues 9/11 Conspiracy BookSubscriber Access Only
Process theologian David Ray Griffin is among the most prominent proponents of theory that Bush administration, not Al Qaeda, was behind attacks.
Classic Faith for Modern Times: Thomas à KempisSubscriber Access Only
"What Good Is Knowledge Without Fear of God?"
War's CheerleaderSubscriber Access Only
The Wall Street Journal
Lebanese Christians Outraged at HezbollahSubscriber Access Only
Plus: A Christian radio goes to "porn" format, the return of Alvin Jackson, Congo militias agree to disarm for amnesty, Democrats stall parental involvement bill after passage, and other stories from online sources around the world.
The Ant BullySubscriber Access Only
Miami ViceSubscriber Access Only
ScoopSubscriber Access Only
Are You Ready for Some Fantasy?Subscriber Access Only
With football training camps convening, fantasy football is almost upon us. Finally.
Not a Burning IssueSubscriber Access Only
The Air Force drops a flag-folding ceremony over religious references, and no one cares.
Steps to RecoverySubscriber Access Only
Victim of mistaken ID in Taylor van crash walking again.
U.S. Court Says Coach Can Pray With PlayersPlus: Baptist Foundation of Arizona leaders convicted (a bit), 1000-year-old Psalter found in an Irish bog, Ralph Reed's future, and other stories from online sources around the world.Subscriber Access Only
Plus: Baptist Foundation of Arizona leaders convicted (a bit), 1000-year-old Psalter found in an Irish bog, Ralph Reed's future, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Little Miss SunshineSubscriber Access Only
'Who Is My Neighbor' in the Lebanon-Israel Conflict?Subscriber Access Only
Further reflections from the academic dean of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Lebanon.
A Cranky CatholicSubscriber Access Only
Born to a Catholic family and later attending a Jesuit school, Alfred Hitchcock often incorporated religious imagery into his films—even though he had a love-hate relationship with faith.
The Silent Human ConscienceSubscriber Access Only
What should I tell my daughter when bombs fall and the great nations say nothing?
Science and Law Haven't Changed on Stem Cells. Has Politics?Subscriber Access Only
Plus: Prolifers rally and ... burn the Qur'an?! On having Ralph Reed to kick around, banning baths, and a bunch of links to a bunch of other stories.
Prince of Peace's Hometown BombardedSubscriber Access Only
Missiles' booms sound the alarm to our forsaken responsibility of peace making.
We Risk Not Just Suffering, But AnnihilationSubscriber Access Only
An open letter to Dr. Martin Accad.
Lady in the WaterSubscriber Access Only
Monster HouseSubscriber Access Only
My Super Ex-GirlfriendSubscriber Access Only
Another Point of View: Evangelical Blindness on LebanonSubscriber Access Only
The academic dean of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary is angry at evangelical Christians, Israel, Hezbollah, the U.S., and the international community.
Secrets of the Lebanon-Israel WarSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Are conservative Christian schools really worst of all? A church bombing in Malawi, the IRS's new church politics program, and links to more than 280 articles from online sources around the world.
Welcoming ResurrectionSubscriber Access Only
A volume of new poems from Luci Shaw.
Editing Smut: Yea or Nay?Subscriber Access Only
When a judge ruled that it was illegal for companies to "sanitize" videos by removing objectionable content, we agreed with the decision in principle. And now the readers have their say.
Church Youth Nights an 'Illegal Nightclub,' Albany SaysSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Valedictorian sues over cut speech, Vatican statement on Mideast violence, Lauren Winner on pastors' wives, Provincetown's intolerance, and other stories from online sources around the world.
When the Bombs Fell on BeirutSubscriber Access Only
This week's fighting between Israel and Lebanon seems too familiar.
Ted W. Engstrom Dies at 90Subscriber Access Only
Former head of World Vision and Youth for Christ led nearly every kind of parachurch ministry.
Ready to ExhaleSubscriber Access Only
Life's pace rarely gives us pause to look deep inside ourselves. Forget finding the answers … for now. I'm just giving myself permission to stop and ask the questions.
Into the FraySubscriber Access Only
Six months ago, The Fray was just a local band in Denver, driving a van from show to show. Now they're riding high on the charts—and learning to deal with the trappings of sudden fame.
Imprisoned MinistrySubscriber Access Only
The future of Prison Fellowship's rehabilitation program, and other faith-based social services, are in the hands of an appeals court.
The Middle East's Death Wish—and OursSubscriber Access Only
We say "everyone wants peace," but we also want to see our enemies destroyed.
Warren's North Korea Trip DelayedSubscriber Access Only
Stadium event still planned for next year.
China's Abortion BattleSubscriber Access Only
Plus: T.D. Jakes and others quit Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund, Episcopal Church tackles "anti-Jewish" Scripture, and other stories from online sources around the world.
A Spiritual Health Hazard: White Picket Fences and Two Car GaragesSubscriber Access Only
The author of Death by Suburb
Equal Pay for Women?Subscriber Access Only
The stubborn Brits who run Wimbledon refuse to pay the female tennis players as much as the men. Good for them.
Homeland Security Says 'Way Too Much Fraud' in Religious Visa ProgramSubscriber Access Only
Plus: A victory for Christian Legal Society chapter, Egypt attack thwarted, manufactured spirituality, and other stories from online sources around the world.
North Korea, Land of Opportunity?Subscriber Access Only
Missile tests and a planned trip by Rick Warren have put the spotlight on the country's beleaguered Christians.
Will Random House Expand its Territory By Buying Multnomah Publishers?Subscriber Access Only
Plus: Senator says nonprofits "must earn status," Hillsong's #1 charity, Ohio's motto rule, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Truth, Justice, and ...Subscriber Access Only
Some critics of Superman Returns
No More Smut Editors?Subscriber Access Only
A federal judge has ruled that it's illegal for companies to "sanitize" videos by editing objectionable content. And in principle, I tend to agree.
Why Catholicism Is Dying in IrelandSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Billy Graham in Baltimore, the Church of England approves female bishops, NYT on Rob Bell, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Treasurer Embezzled $100,000, Says PC(USA)Subscriber Access Only
Plus: Another InnerChange ministry busted out of prison, McLean Bible Church's Bible study fight, Gordon-Conwell wants conservative Anglicans, Mark Noll on the KJV, and other stories from online sources around the world.
A Scanner DarklySubscriber Access Only
Top Courts in N.Y., Ga. Uphold Gay Marriage BansSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Needing permission to convert, the Africa Bible Commentary, Jibla Hospital three years later, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Supreme Court Stays Mt. Soledad Cross RemovalSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Syncretism in America, a priest's college suit, AIDS fakery, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Men Are from Mars HillSubscriber Access Only
Mark Driscoll praises Jesus, blasts mega-churches, and extols Reformed theology.
Third Priest Attacked in TurkeySubscriber Access Only
Plus: "Overstated" excommunication risk for Catholic stem-cell researchers? N.Y. human rights body backs off roller rink, witch doctors embrace Scripture, Keith Richards's Christian album, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Life Short Call NowSubscriber Access Only
A Tree by the WaterSubscriber Access Only
British Evangelicals Brace for Brexit
British Evangelicals Brace for Brexit
Politics remain divisive, but churches seek unity in prayer.