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The Exodus Delusion: Ridley Scott’s Atheistic Biblical Epic

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This brand new article will be published in the next issue of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL Vol. 38 / No. 01 / 2015 Film Review Exodus: Gods and Kings Directed by Ridley Scott (20th Century Fox, 2014) The Exodus Delusion: Ridley Scott’s Atheistic Biblical Epic “Do you believe in coincidence?” This is a key question […]

The Star of Bethlehem

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This article first appeared in the From the Editor column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 30, number 6 (2007). For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS Matthew, in his gospel account of the life of Christ, recorded the appearance of a star that guided magi to […]

A Thief in the Night: The Christian Ethic at the Heart of The Hobbit

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 35, number 06 (2012). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS The director Peter Jackson is making J. R. R. Tolkien’s classic fairy tale, The Hobbit, into a film. Three films, to be precise. Tolkien’s son, Christopher, guardian […]

Yahweh Is His Name

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This article first appeared in CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 06 (2011). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Yahweh groups originated in the 1930s as part of what is known as the Sacred […]

Ambiguous Islam

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 06 (2011). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/  Usama Bin Laden was a moderate. Right? Was he not a tragic peace-loving hero with […]

Christianity and McLarenism: Questions and Problems

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A review of A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith by Brian D. McLaren (HarperCollins, 2010) This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 06 (2011). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the […]

Marshall McLuhan, What Were You Doin’?

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 06 (2011). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Shortly after publishing Understanding Media in 1964, Marshall McLuhan appeared before a New York audience […]

What Has Poetry to Do with Apologetics?

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This article first appeared in CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 06 (2011). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Tertullian famously asked, “What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?” Apologists today might […]

Discerning and Responding to Gaga’s Worldview

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This article first appeared in CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 06 (2011). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Sorting out Lady Gaga’s worldview is like working through a thick maze of hype, spectacle, […]

A World of Gaga

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This article first appeared in CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 06 (2011). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ One of the strangest images that I have seen in recent years is the photo […]

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