Posts tagged "christianity today"

Satan: Literarily and Literally

Two stories, a song and a link:  For years I've been dabbling with a series of short stories about Satan.  In my drafts I call him Coldcheek.  He's a dapper guy who only comes out at night, grudgingly enjoys his job of ushering souls to the next world with a kiss, is immortal (of course)...

Hulk Respond!

Grrr! Hulk want to smash! Instead, Hulk blog! Christianity Today blogger extraordinaire Ted Olsen goads Revealer editor Hulk: “Aside from aBeliefnet article over the weekend, the National Catholic Reporter‘s article about Bush adviser and Crisis editor Deal Hudson has completely fallen off the radar. (Weblog thinks reporters are ignoring it just to see if The Revealer editor Jeff Sharlet merely starts walking the streets of New York...

The Book of LaHaye

Buried in a Christian Science Monitor report on apocalyptic Christians and those who preach against their doctrine is this sociological curio: “…one 2002 poll found that more Americans experience the Christian faith through radio, television, or books than by attending church.” The Revealer would like to know what kind of questions the surveyers asked — we suspect that...

One Way (Or Another)

Republican, Democrat; red state, blue state; “Christian,” non-Christian… to this list of fuzzy distinctions beloved by the press, add this new dichotomy: “Great Command” vs. “Great Commission.” Writing in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Rev. N. Graham Standish labels the former — Christians guided by the Golden Rule — as “progressives” and the latter — gospel spreaders — as...