Spiritual, Not Religious?

It occurred to me this morning, when I heard somebody answer a question with words I've heard a thousand times: To say "I'm spiritual but not religious" is like saying... … [Read more...]

Christianity Today’s Knockout Interview with Marilynne Robinson

This is the most thrilling stuff I've read at Christianity Today in a while.Great interview. I wish they'd made this a cover story. It's one of the most important conversations this magazine could offer its audience. But according to this, it's a web-only feature. I don't understand. Oh well... I guess they know better than I do what is important enough to put on the cover of the magazine. Why draw people's attention to a Pulitzer-Prize-winning author's profound views on reconciling science … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes with Bono: Rock, Politics, Poverty… and His Christian Faith

Believe it or not, I still hear Christians who declare that Bono isn't a believer. In spite of his testimonies in public, in print, in music, and in deed.And here he is again, in a monster of an article about the band and its singer, talking about the steep climb of putting faith into action (and into art) while world-famous: SOH What intrigues me, though, is this tricky place you are in, which is quite unprecedented in pop star terms. You have used your celebrity to go into the world of … [Read more...]

More on Arcade Fire’s “Neon Bible”

Another arresting quote from the lead singer of Arcade Fire: “Central to the album," Win Butler says, "is this idea that Christianity and consumerism are completely compatible, which I think is the great insanity of our times.’”- Chicago Tribune, Section 7, p14, March 4, 2007 Thanks to Thom for catching that! … [Read more...]

Philip Yancey on the differences, and similarities, of Christian and Islamic cultures

"The Lure of Theocracy," a new column by Philip Yancey at Christianity Today. … [Read more...]

Terry Gilliam Talks About Christianity

The man who guards the Bridge of Death speaks: … [Read more...]


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