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The Cherubim Phenomenon
The hottest subject in the religious book market these days is angels (though "souls" are quickly closing in). Angels are so hot that secular talk show hosts are taking note of the phenomenon.
And The Winner Is. . .
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We Are What We Watch?
Many of us would say, if we were to be honest, that we think NBA basketball is of a higher ilk than monster-truck pulls.
Popular Culture and Our Future
According to many political punditsLeft, Right, and Centerthe era of battles over expanding opportunities and rightsbe they civil, equal, or otheris nearly over. Over the
Happy 10th, Utne Reader! Its hard to believe Ive seen that little perfect-bound mag tucked under friends arms for a decade now.
Hip and Holy
Debate over the relative merit of different Bible translations is so commonplace it is normally ignored but by a very few. Recently, however, ecclesiastic, and even secular, attention has been c
The Lessons of Violence
Good movies are often not easy to watch for progressive Christian-types. In films of lesser quality, the action and violence is an end in itself rather than a vehicle to drive the drama.
Cannon Fodder and the Power of Pop
These are difficult days for those who argue that America is a homogenous culture built on European-Christian principles.
From Whose Perspective?
Battles over culture will, for the near future, become increasingly central to political debate in this country.
On the pros and cons of talk radio
Crossing Over to Kids and Converted by Kids
Music for the kids...that matters
Angry and Astute
The cyberpunk movement of the early 1980s
Simple, Not Cheap, Is Beautiful
Jesus and the art of grocery buying.
Diversity and Heritage
Worship song resources
Paying the Bills With Voluntary Service
The National Service Trust Act of 1993
The Deaf Community
What hearing people have to learn from the deaf community
PBS children's programming
Reel to Real
Recent reads from some of talk-radio's biggest personalities
The Power of the Word
Language and liberation in the deaf community
Reali-TV; Uncharted Dimensions
Televion show wrap-up