April (Web-only) 2009

X-Men Origins: WolverineSubscriber Access Only
The summer movie season kicks off with a merely serviceable prequel to the X-Men franchise, recounting the tragic back-story of everyone's favorite claw-wielding mutant.
Q & A: Francis CollinsSubscriber Access Only
The former director of the Human Genome Project hopes to show compatibility between Christianity and science.
Hispanic Groups Divided over 2010 CensusSubscriber Access Only
One group is urging a boycott while another group says Latinos should take part in the census.
What's in a Label?: Brash MusicSubscriber Access Only
The home of Aaron Shust and Chris Sligh lives up to its name with a bold way of doing business—and a few brash words for the "greed and backstabbing" in Christian music.
Dam Yangtze!Subscriber Access Only
Two films chronicle China's endeavor to flood entire cultures via the "progress" of building the world's largest dam.
A Bearded LadySubscriber Access Only
What names did a pastor use on a singles' site? Why did Saddleback recently apologize? How much do you know about this week's news?
Obama Uses Sermon on the Mount to Elevate SpeechesSubscriber Access Only
The president has used the mountainside sermon several times in recent years to explain policy.
Is Anybody There?Subscriber Access Only
A sentimental comedy asks some hard questions about the afterlife in this story of an unlikely friendship between an old man and a young boy.
The SoloistSubscriber Access Only
What could have been pure schmaltz and formula is instead a masterful film about friendship, grace, and humility.
Some Preachers, Long Gone, Keep Preaching from Beyond the GraveSubscriber Access Only
Pastors' messages continue through TV, radio, and the Internet, even as some listeners probably don't even know they're gone.
EarthSubscriber Access Only
Glorious nature cinematography tracks three animal families over the course of a year—and the whole film points to the beauty and wonder of Creation.
Stars, Family Remember 'Pop' WinansSubscriber Access Only
More than 100 family members pay last respects to the late gospel patriarch. PLUS: Stryper reunites for album, tour; Sara Groves on Capitol Hill; and more.
Dog Days of SummerSubscriber Access Only
An unforgettable summer brings a young boy a memorable glimpse of hypocrisy and sin that will change him forever ... but the movie's not all that great.
Goodbye CharitySubscriber Access Only
Churches and charitable institutions provide services that some politicians feel belong to the federal government.
Death By DeismSubscriber Access Only
No merely civil religion alone can sustain a free republic.
Q & A: Newt GingrichSubscriber Access Only
The former Speaker of the House speaks to CT about the future of the Republican Party and his conversion to Catholicism.
But God Wants Me Wrinkle-Free!Subscriber Access Only
What is a New York City pastor accused of stealing church funds for? How much did the Obamas give to faith-based groups? How much do you think you know about this week's news?
Cal Thomas, 25 Years of Columns LaterSubscriber Access Only
After 2,600 columns and 11 books, the syndicated columnist shares his 'wit and wisdom.'
American VioletSubscriber Access Only
The war on drugs gets personal in this harrowing true story of a young mother forced to choose between her family and her principles.
17 AgainSubscriber Access Only
Zac Efron turns in a decent performance as a man who time travels back to his teens with a second shot at life, only to realize that his first shot was just fine after all.
State of PlaySubscriber Access Only
Pulse-pounding intrigue abounds in this thriller about a team of reporters who set out to solve the murder of a congressman's mistress and uncover a political conspiracy.
Soulwork: Happiness Is Not Hope
Happiness Is Not HopeSubscriber Access Only
How Easter Sunday can become the unhealthy denial of death.
Injustice ExposedSubscriber Access Only
Arrested for crimes she didn't commit, Regina Kelly fought for her rights—and won. Here's her story, also told in a drama releasing to theaters this week.
Let The Road Pave ItselfSubscriber Access Only
A Person & A Heart and With, To, FromSubscriber Access Only
Finger of God
Finger of GodSubscriber Access Only
It's up to the viewer of 'Finger of God' to determine whose they are.
Iowa Churches: We Need to Be Clear on Same-Sex MarriageSubscriber Access Only
But pastors disagree whether last week's court decision should mean more activism on the issue.
CDs on The List
CDs on The ListSubscriber Access Only
Short reviews of new albums by Sarah Brendel, Heather Headley, and Judd & Maggie.
Miller, Buddy & Julie
Written In ChalkSubscriber Access Only
On their first album in 8 years, Buddy and Julie are brilliant.
'We're Not Actually Advancing Religious Freedom'Subscriber Access Only
Thomas Farr says it's time for policies that actually improve liberty around the world.
Hannah Montana The MovieSubscriber Access Only
The smash Disney sitcom about an American teen and her pop star alter ego gets the big screen treatment, with tween-pleasing results.
Holy Week EditionSubscriber Access Only
Christian atheists, Saddleback's busy Easter, and more.
Christ Is Risen — Run Away!Subscriber Access Only
Why we don't always want to meet the resurrected Lord.
Easter, UneditedSubscriber Access Only
N. T. Wright says the Gospels' Resurrection accounts are odd because they are fresh.
'I'm Gonna Make Mistakes'Subscriber Access Only
Hannah Montana star Miley Cyrus, a Christian, embraces the idea of being a role model while also admitting she's flawed.
Q & A: Rick WarrenSubscriber Access Only
The megachurch pastor who faced backlash for praying at the President's inauguration talks to CT about politics, a new magazine, and the economy.
Beyond the CreekSubscriber Access Only
Sara Watkins goes solo while her old band, Nickel Creek, goes on hiatus.
Faith Like PotatoesSubscriber Access Only
When a farmer gives his life to Christ, he finds not only transformation but a new direction, becoming the "South African Billy Graham."
The Empty Tomb and the Emptied UrnSubscriber Access Only
What the wounds of Jesus can — and can't — tell us about our resurrection bodies.
When Hope Feels Like a Fool's ErrandSubscriber Access Only
What the Cross and Resurrection teach us about forgiveness.
Many Americans Still Think Obama Is a MuslimSubscriber Access Only
Do you know how many think so? Test your knowledge of the week's religion news.
The Oregon TrailSubscriber Access Only
A chapter from Through Painted Deserts.
In the Steps of LutherSubscriber Access Only
Finding refuge from the storm.
Walking in FaithSubscriber Access Only
Walking as spiritual practice.
The EscapistSubscriber Access Only
This festival hit from the UK attempts to reinvigorate a tired genre, but its aimless experiments end up being tiring, instead.
Fast & FuriousSubscriber Access Only
Vin Diesel and Paul Walker reprise their roles as thief and cop, but while this latest installment in the franchise is certainly fast and furious, it's also vulgar, noisy, and dumb.
Where to Find the Real AtheistsSubscriber Access Only
Lent teaches us how much we Christians hate God.

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