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Resisting a Culture of Fear
Originally Posted: 11/10/2014 - 9:59am | Type: Blog

As we worry about some fantastical fear, the reality of a yawning gap between the wealthy and the poor can seem too ordinary and thus not worthy of our attention. While we tremble at the prospect of an interna ...

A Culture War Misfire
Originally Posted: 11/12/2014 - 9:35am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins They think that what they're doing is changing the world for the better, but that's doubtful.  ...

'Left Behind' Elitists
Originally Posted: 10/24/2014 - 8:15am | Type: Blog

Given these interpretations of the theology found in the Left Behind series I would like to take the conversation to the next level. What has not yet been said in any blog that I have read is that premillennia ...

‘Left Behind’ and ‘The Good Lie’ Face Off During Hollywood’s Year of Faith-Based Films
Originally Posted: 10/06/2014 - 4:59pm | Type: Blog

Two new movies that aim to attract a faith-based crowd join a glut of biblical films for 2014, testing the limits of Hollywood’s appetite for religion. Two new movies that aim to ...

Weekly Wrap 10.3.14: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Originally Posted: 10/14/2014 - 10:25am | Type: Blog

1. The Strange Nostalgia of ‘Left Behind’ The rapture movie (out in theaters today) is—to borrow a phrase—neither hot nor cold. So why the re-make? We take a crack at answering. 2. Lipstick and Seminary “Du ...

Weekly Wrap 10.3.14: The 10 Best Stories You Missed This Week
Originally Posted: 10/03/2014 - 3:55pm | Type: Blog

1. The Strange Nostalgia of ‘Left Behind’ The rapture movie (out in theaters today) is—to borrow a phrase—neither hot nor cold. So why the re-make? We take a crack at answering. ...

The Strange Nostalgia of 'Left Behind'
Originally Posted: 10/03/2014 - 10:42am | Type: Blog

The rapture movie is neither hot nor cold. So why was it made? A roundtable of religion writers discuss. Editor’s Note : ‘ Left Behind ’ starring Nicolas Cage hits ...

What 'The Leftovers' Can Teach Us About Hope and the Christian Faith
Originally Posted: 08/20/2014 - 7:39am | Type: Blog

The Leftovers examines the deeper human and spiritual issues of what would happen were two percent of the population to suddenly disappear. It is powerful and beautiful and really hard to watch (especially Epi ...

Left Behind, Failed Peace, and the Human Implications of (Bad) Theology
Originally Posted: 06/18/2014 - 12:13pm | Type: Blog

Ignoring the remarkable movements of peacemaking, reconciliation, and collaboration in the Holy Land, we often choose only to amplify of the violence, discord, and disintegration of the region. ...

The Church Has Been Left Behind
Originally Posted: 06/04/2014 - 2:03pm | Type: Blog

The church has been left behind — but friends, this is a good thing! We — the church — were left behind on the hill on that day of ascension, but we were not left to stand staring into the sky. ...

And Now for Something Different
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 8:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg The Woman Who Died A Lot. Viking Adult WHEN A COLLEAGUE told me Sojourners had receive ...