Christian Articles Archive

Jesus Films: Who Does Hollywood Say That I Am?

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). 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/ SYNOPSIS  In 2016, there have been no fewer than four Hollywood movies […]

Matthew 5:48: Is Perfection an Achievable Goal?

This article first appeared in the Practical Hermeneutics column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). 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/ Jesus taught in Matthew 5:48, “Be ye […]

Love Is Love, or Is It?

This article first appeared in the Postmodern Realities column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). 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/ We constantly hear the mantra that love […]

Who’s Afraid of HAL? Why Computers Will Not Become Conscious and Take over the World

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). 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/ Back in 1968, Stanley Kubrick’s film 2001: A Space Odyssey played on […]

What Stands behind the Adjective Poetic That You May Not Want to See

A Summary Critique of: The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself by Sean Carroll (Dutton, 2016) This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or […]

Christians and Public Education: A Matter of Biblical Justice

This article first appeared in the Viewpoint column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). 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/ The personal decision not to send your children […]

The Unending Bending of Gender: Helpful or Harmful?

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). 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/ SYNOPSIS  The gender revolution is in full swing, and while many celebrate […]

Responding to Evil Christianly

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). 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/ In the early morning hours of June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen approached […]

Answering Those Who Try to Live by the Golden Rule

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). 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/ In 1894, there was a series of […]

The Last Jedi: A Star Wars Movie for the Era of “the Nones”

A movie review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi Directed by Rian Johnson (Rated PG-13, 2017) Editor’s note: We realize that interpretations and reactions to storyline elements and their ramifications have been hotly debated. We offer this review as one plausible viewpoint. Theoretically, “the Force” in the Star Wars movies has always been religious. It […]

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