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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.
The Dark Night of the Dark Knight's Soul
The hype declared Batman an atheist. There’s more to it than that.
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.
Dinosaurs 1, Humanity 0
Why do films like ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ urge us to rejoice in the death of the wicked?
Why the Winning Spelling Bee Word, ‘Koinonia,’ Is So Easy for Christians
The Greek word is common church lingo for fellowship and community.
Q&A: Jackie Hill Perry on ‘Bending Myself to Jesus’
A rap artist reflects on her latest album and what it means to walk away from the “vultures of culture.”
‘Wild Wild Country’ Hits Close to Home
The new Netflix documentary reveals an uncomfortable truth about American religious innovation.
Bethel Music and Bieber Sang It. But Do We Really Believe in ‘Reckless Love’?
Worship experts weigh in on the theology beneath Cory Asbury’s chart-topping hit.
Sectarian Cinema: Oscars Highlight Muslim Defense of Persecuted ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
“Watu Wote” shows the power and limits of African and Arab films to probe interfaith relations.
NBC Resurrects ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
How will Christians respond to the live production? The show’s history offers some clues.
Ministries Can Do Better Than Inclusion-Rider Diversity
Rather than wait for outside demands, faith-based organizations should proactively pursue representation as part of their mission.
The Red Carpet Is No Longer a Refuge from Real-World Issues
This Academy Awards season, celebrities and fans are looking for more from Hollywood, but even with more robust coverage, they may not always find it.
Unlike the Bible, ‘Living Biblically’ Plays It Safe
Despite the provocative concept, the CBS sitcom avoids offense as well as true humor.
What ‘Black Panther’ Means for Christians
This celebration of black culture and black success points to a bigger story for the church.
Millennials Can Leave Evangelicalism. But Not Its Pop Culture.
Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church’s failures—or its successes?
Charles Dickens Still Haunts Christmas
How a 19th-century story informs the modern holiday spirit.
‘Wonder’ Reveals the Face of True Human Strength
What the box-office hit tells us about beauty, weakness, and the imago Dei.
‘Justice League’ Unites Its Heroes to Save an Erratic, Uneven World
DC’s answer to the MCU wants to show that surrounding darkness can only strengthen heroic light. It only kind of succeeds.
Do We Need Another Denzel Washington Christ Figure?
CT asks the actor about his latest movie and Hollywood’s ongoing quest to score the faith audience.
‘Mindhunter’ Offers a Stark Warning About the Limits of Empathy
Our reviewer says Netflix’s new crime drama is the service’s best show yet.
Eugene Peterson Has Completed His Long Obedience
Eugene Peterson Has Completed His Long Obedience
Family says Message author joyfully looked toward heaven as he neared death, saying, “Let’s go.”
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