'This Is Us' Captures the Drama of Unfolding Redemption
Even in its most tear-jerking moments, the runaway NBC hit affirms our eternal hope.
'This Is Us' Captures the Drama of Unfolding Redemption. Even in its most tear-jerking moments, the runaway NBC hit affirms our eternal hope. Amanda
A God Veiled in Time and Space but Revealed in Christ
If God wants us to believe in him, why doesn’t he come out of hiding?
for Fundamental Concepts in Science, says that before Einstein, “space and time were simply regarded as 'there'—an immutable eternal arena in which the great drama of nature is
The Unexplored Faith in Ken Burns’s ‘The Mayo Clinic’
Film relates the role of faith in the prestigious hospital founding but remains quiet about patients’ own beliefs.
Premiering the same night as The Mayo Clinic, NBC's medical drama New Amsterdam seems to have pulled from the Mayos' patients-first playbook.
'A Ghost Story' Is a Haunting Ode to the Privilege of Witness
David Lowery's superb supernatural drama offers a God's-eye perspective on the intimate and the infinite.
David Lowery's superb supernatural drama offers a God's-eye perspective on the intimate and the infinite. 'A Ghost Story' Is a Haunting Ode to the Privilege of Witness.
Let’s Quit the Tug-of-War over Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Legacy
How the German martyr’s example has been used—and abused—in American public discourse.
Evangelicals creatively engaged his story in documentary films, an award-winning radio drama, and even a Christian romance novel in which, writes Haynes, “Bonhoeffer serves as the
The Philadelphia Eagles Get the ‘God Squad’ Treatment
A reporter’s inside look at the team’s Christian culture repeats some characteristic flaws of evangelical writing on sports.
It has a basic narrative flow and moments of drama as Maaddi moves back and forth from describing on-field action and front-office strategies to detailing the religious backgrounds and
The Messy Drama and Trauma of New Life
Birth and baptism come at a painful cost.
Opinion | Sexuality. The Messy Drama and Trauma of New Life. Birth and baptism come at a painful cost. Courtney Belcher Ellis, guest writer. Image: Jesse Davis / Flickr.
Save the Drama: Raising Girls Who Speak Truth
Don’t let power plays manipulate young friendships.
Opinion | Family. Save the Drama: Raising Girls Who Speak Truth. Don't let power plays manipulate young friendships. In my mind, girls meant girl drama.
Jesus Is Lord. Period.
We’re rendering unto Caesar too much time and attention.
Roman imperial claims precisely by not opposing them within their own terms, but by reducing Rome's agency and historical significance to just one more entity in a much greater drama
Does Evangelism Jeopardize Authentic Artistic Expression?
What an Old Testament artist tells us about aesthetic vocation.
and guided in their worship by the presence of the arts in their liturgical context—from the icons of the Eastern Orthodox church to the range of music, dance, and drama in Christian
12 Podcasts for Your Summer Listening List
A dozen women weigh in with their favorite podcasts on practicing the Sabbath, the science of pianos, and other topics worth talking about this summer.
Patterson, and the SBC,” Tisby and pastor Earon James parse out the disturbing history of the Southern Baptists' now ex-president Paige Patterson and the drama surrounding their
Kevin Vanhoozer, Drama King
The theologian's career has been about helping Christians play their part in the great divine story.
Kevin Vanhoozer, Drama King. The theologian's career has been “Theo-drama” is the way Vanhoozer speaks about the Christian life. Doctrine is part and parcel
The Family Feud that Changed the Shape of Christian Higher Education
What makes a college “evangelical” or “fundamentalist?” The dividing lines weren’t always so clear.
To cite but one example, Wheaton forbade drama productions until late in that decade, while Shakespearean plays have been central at Bob Jones University since the school's
Good News, Satan Wants to Destroy You!
It may sound weird, but knowing we have an enemy is encouraging.
As Fleming Rutledge notes, we read our Bibles and live our lives as if “there were only two dramatis personae, God and humanity” in the drama of redemption, contrary to the New
Dorothy Sayers Did Not Want to Be a Prophet
Nevertheless, the saucy British writer made the pious vociferously angry.
Let us, in Heaven's name, drag out the Divine Drama from under the dreadful accumulation of slipshod thinking and trashy sentiment heaped upon it, and set it on an open stage to