Scorsese’s Interest: “What About the Soul and the Heart?”

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"As you get older, ideas go and come," says Martin Scorsese. "Questions, answers, loss of the answer again and more questions, and this is what really interests me."He's answering a question about a movie, believe it or not. And if you've been following this blog for long, you'll know which one. But it's what he goes on to say about his motivations that I find most intriguing... … [Read more...]

Yancey Considers Obama, MLK, and How Christians Can Influence Change

Philip Yancey on Obama and the dream of Martin Luther King: In no way do I discount the important policy differences between Obama and the majority of evangelicals. But at the least, can we use this moment for reflection and, yes, repentance for our share in the sin of racism that has marked this nation since its founding? It took Southern Baptists 150 years to apologize for their support of slavery; not until three months ago did Bob Jones University admit its error in barring black students … [Read more...]

Yancey: How C.S. Lewis shaped my faith and writing

Philip Yancey in CT:Lewis has taught me a style of approach that I try to follow in my own writings. To quote William James, "... in the metaphysical and religious sphere, articulate reasons are cogent for us only when our inarticulate feelings of reality have already been impressed in favor of the same conclusion." In other words, we rarely accept a logical argument unless it fits an intuitive sense of reality. The writer's challenge is to nurture that intuitive sense -- as Lewis had done … [Read more...]

Specials: Reepicheep. Indy trailer. Katherine Heigl. Philip Yancey.

Today's specials concern a mouse, an archaeologist, the star of Gray's Anatomy, and one of my favorite Christian writers... … [Read more...]

Philip Yancey Recovering After a Roll-Over Car Accident

Some of you may already know this, but I learned a few days ago that Philip Yancey, an author whose work has had a great influence in my life and in the lives of countless Christians around the world, was injured in a roll-over car accident. … [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...]

U2′s fan site welcomes special guest: Philip Yancey!

Bono's got good taste in books.First he becomes a big fan of Eugene Peterson's The Message ... a translation of the Bible that I'm very fond of. … [Read more...]


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