Into the Wild: Losing Yourself in the Great Outdoors

Christopher McCandless starved to death in the Alaskan wilderness searching for meaning. Was he a saint or a lost soul? [Read more...]

Searching for Sugar Man: Vindication is Sweet

Vindication for the obscure. [Read more...]

God’s Favorite Place on Earth?

Review of God’s Favorite Place on Earth by Frank Viola By COYLE NEAL I am probably not the right person to be reviewing this book. Despite being an Evangelical for as long as I can remember, the majority of my devotional reading has been restricted either to openly bad theology (mostly in my high school [Read More...]

The Lone Ranger: Pirates of the Old West

Jack Sparrow on a horse. Trains go boom. Is vigilantism justified? [Read more...]

Despicable Me 2: The Sanctifying Power of Adoption

Steve Carell will make you want to be a parent. [Read more...]

Want an introduction to Augustine’s theology?

An introduction to Augustine’s major works for armchair theologians. [Read more...]

Christ on Kane: On the Meaning of Rosebud

Is Citizen Kane the greatest movie ever made? [Read more...]

Marjoe’s False Teaching Teaches Us About False Teachers

The film about a 4-year-old revivalist preacher that won the 1972 Oscar for Best Documentary. [Read more...]

Man of Steel: Clark and Kal-El More Interesting Than Superman

It’s been said that every hero is a type of Christ, so meet the newest one. Is he any good? [Read more...]

“World War Z”: The Undead with a Dash of Humanity

Love, sacrifice, and zombies. [Read more...]

You’re Not Good Enough, You’re Not Smart Enough, and Some People Don’t Like You: The Refreshing Realism of Monsters University

Dreams die. Get over it. [Read more...]

Wall-E: Pixar’s Sanctimonious Jerk

I hate Wall-E. I hate the cloying romance. I hate the mawkish sentimentalism. I hate the sanctimonious environmentalism. But mostly I hate that everyone else loves it. [Read more...]

Retrieving Nicaea: A Revisionist History of Nicene Theology

Review of Retrieving Nicaea: The Development and Meaning of Trinitarian Doctrine by Khaled Anatolios This is the second installment of Reading Patristics–a review series dedicated to books about the early church fathers. These reviews will not be exhaustive summaries, but instead are meant to pique the interest of readers to pursue reading in this area [Read More...]

Man of Steel: Powerful enough to entertain

Review of Man of Steel directed by Zach Snyder By COYLE NEAL The Superman story has been told (and filmed) so often that it is undoubtedly a challenge for filmmakers come up with a new ‘take’ on the story that is both interesting to the viewer and faithful to the canon (assuming that “faithfulness to [Read More...]


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