Archives for January 2, 2008

What Would You Rather Do? See a Great Foreign Film, or Jump In a Volcano?

Will any conservative Christians go see 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days?Jeffrey Wells doesn't think so. Here's a clip from his blog (Wednesday) on an internationally celebrated film that has yet to show up on the radar of most Christian media sites.Cristian Mungiu's 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days "manages to deal with abortion without advocating any stance other than compassion," writes Times Online critic Kevin Maher. "It illustrates what happens when a woman's right to choose her biologi … [Read more...]

A “His Dark Materials” Caution… back in 2002

My brother-in-law Derrek just brought something to my attention I'd forgotten.Five years ago, I posted an alert that The Golden Compass was about to be made into a movie. Then I invited people to suggest how Christians should respond, considering the content of the books.Now that the film has come and gone and made very little fuss at the U.S. box office, it's interesting to look back and reconsider such early tremors.So if you're curious, here's that five-year-old link.And isn't … [Read more...]