October (Web-only) 2006

Marines, Magic, Marie, and a Mustang
Christian film critics have mixed feelings about Flags of Our Fathers, The Prestige, Flicka, Marie Antoinette, and Infamous. Plus, the return of The Nightmare Before Christmas.
One Night with the King ...and The Queen
Christian film critics are divided over One Night with the King, but they crown The Queen a winner. Plus, Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker, Man of the Year, Driving Lessons, The Marine, and The Grudge 2.
DiCaprio + Damon + Depravity + Departed
Christian film critics on The Departed, 49 Up, The Last King of Scotland, Employee of the Month, Love's Abiding Joy, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning. Plus, additional views on Jackass 2, Jesus Camp, and, 25 years later, Chariots of Fire.
Critics Face Giants ...and Each Other
Christian film critics clash over Facing the Giants, praise The Science of Sleep, and review The Guardian, Open Season, and School for Scoundrels. Plus, a new review of Half Nelson.
For Unto Us a Film Is Born
When New Line told producer Wyck Godfrey to make The Nativity Story in just 10 months, he knew it would take a miracle. Turns out he got a few along the way; the film releases worldwide Dec. 1.
On the Record: Rick Santorum
On Islamofascism, Iraq, pro-life Democrats, and other issues.
A Real Monster Movie
Deliver Us From Evil documents the case of a notorious pedophile priest, who molested more than two dozen children before going to jail. We talked to the director about the making of the film.
In the Beginning ...
Billy Graham recounts the origins of Christianity Today.
Candid Conversation with the Evangelist
Graham's freewheeling comments reflect the character and charisma that have spurred his career as a Christian crusader.
The Links Between Plan B and the Pill
The sanctity of human life has consequences for birth control, says Albert Mohler.
Shooting Dogs Tops at Heartland
Film about Rwandan genocide receives $100,000 grand prize at film fest; other movies lauded at annual awards banquet.
What about Billy Graham?
Readers see oversights and omissions in our list of the top 50 most influential evangelical books.
Flags of Our Fathers
Marie Antoinette
The Prestige
A Truly Moving Event
The Heartland Film Festival celebrates movies that inspire—and Hollywood is catching the vision. Meet this year's award winners, and the man who launched it all.
Hero Maker
Randall Wallace, the writer of Braveheart and We Were Soldiers, and his films are in the spotlight this weekend at the City of the Angels Film Festival, with the theme of "Heroism: What Price Glory?"
Is Walden in Trouble?
Latest film already a box-office bust as studio behind the Narnia movies faces tough times ahead. But parent company Fox insists Walden's doing just fine.
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker
Driving Lessons
Man of the Year
One Night with the King
K.A. Paul Gets Attention After Hastert Meeting
Plus: The New York Times and The Boston Globe look at special treatment for religious groups, Amish forgiveness shocks the nation, Billy Graham's grandson preaches his first crusade, and other stories from online sources around the world.
One Reader's Thoughts on Christianity Today's 50th Anniversary
After five decades of reading, I've clipped far too many articles.
From Boy (Band) to King
Luke Goss was once part of a hugely popular boy band, but gave it all up and turned to acting instead. Now, he's playing King Xerxes in One Night with the King, a new film about the biblical story of Esther.
Queen for a Day
In her first leading role, 25-year-old Tiffany Dupont plays the biblical character of Esther in One Night With the King, which she describes as a beautiful love story—and an inspiring film for all types.
'Christianity in America Won't Survive Another Decade'
Plus: The GOP's evangelical erosion, political Pentecostals, a bunch of commas, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Poll Says Many Pentecostals Don't Speak in Tongues
Divine healing more prominent marker, 10-country survey finds.
Pure & Simple
An insider's account of the Amish, Mennonite, and Brethren people's churches.
49 Up
The Departed
Little Children
The Queen
Replacing Rallies with Revivals
In criticizing the Religious Right, Greg Boyd resurrects pietistic withdrawal.
A Christian Hijacker
Plus: More on the Amish school shooting, the Foley fallout, Sweden's religion woes, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Killer of Amish Was 'Angry at God'
Plus: Religious conservatives react to Foley scandal, Lebanon's Christians stand up against Hezbollah, and many other stories from online sources around the world.
A Canonization of Subjectivity
Andrew Sullivan's catechism.
Fox Feeds the Flock
With the recent launch of FoxFaith, Twentieth Century Fox declared that it's serious about reaching the Christian market. But will the movies be any good? We asked one of their vice presidents.
Facing the Giants
Whatever Makes You Dance
Second Story
Sleeping Fire

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