Christianity

Here is a list of content tagged “Christianity” on MarkCz.com.



Another Week: Number 22

Another Week: Number 22

‘The Secrets of Hillsong,’ ‘Bono & The Edge: A Sort of Homecoming With Dave Letterman,’ ‘Bama Rush,’ ‘Platonic,’ ‘Kathleen Madigan: Hunting Bigfoot,’ ‘Shutter Island,’ and one very sad robin.

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‘The Way’ (2010 movie, Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez)

‘The Way’ (2010 movie, Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez)

Regular readers may remember the recent review of The Alchemist here, which also touched upon the unique biography of author Paulo Coelho. The book Coelho wrote before The Alchemist was The Pilgrimage, a story about his walking the Camino de Santiago which led him to...

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Messages through the wall, heard on radio

Messages through the wall, heard on radio

You have probably heard the story of how, as a POW during the Vietnam War, Sen. John McCain tapped messages through his prison wall to his fellow American prisoner, Ernest Brace. The conversation started with McCain tapping out "Shave and a haircut," and Brace...

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Historical Jesus: ‘A Marginal Jew’: Volumes III & IV

Historical Jesus: ‘A Marginal Jew’: Volumes III & IV

As someone who's made a regular hobby of studying the Bible for about 30 years and counting, I find it hard to express how enjoyable the John P. Meier book series A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus has been to read. Chapter by chapter, Meier peels away...

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C. Peter Wagner’s New Apostolic Reformation

C. Peter Wagner’s New Apostolic Reformation

It was on The Rachel Maddow Show back on August 10 that I first heard of the New Apostolic Reformation. That segment aired just before Rick Perry entered the 2012 presidential race, and just after his August 6th prayer rally — "The Response" — at Houston's Reliant...

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Election 2008: It’s God time

Election 2008: It’s God time

Reading Andrew Sullivan's acclaimed piece pn Election 2008 in last December's Atlantic magazine, I noted the emphasis on Barack Obama's religious conviction and how one Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright introduced Obama to Jesus Christ. Sullivan was wowed: To deploy the...

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‘Jesus Camp’ (2006 documentary film)

‘Jesus Camp’ (2006 documentary film)

Jesus Camp is an Oscar-nominated documentary about an evangelical Christian camp for kids in Devil's Lake, North Dakota, and, more broadly, about the political militancy of America's religious right. It was directed by Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing. [includeme...

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