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What I think about Postmodernism – Part 1
Posted May 8th, 2007 by Ben Lancaster

It’s often hard to tell what’s going on when you’re in the middle of it. After all, what did Gutenberg think when he printed the first page of the Bible? Did he know that simple machine would spark the Renaissance? Did he know that literacy would quadruple as people tried to get their hands on […]

Jesus tomb?
Posted March 13th, 2007 by Mike Hubbard

The recent airing of the documentary The Lost Tomb of Jesus has created quite a stir. The show, which aired on the Discovery Channel drew over 4 million viewers, and the book based on the program, Jesus Family Tomb, skyrocketed to sixth on the New York Times Bestseller List. This documentary asserts that an ossuary […]

Dangerous Movies
Posted March 13th, 2007 by Ben Lancaster

Dangerous Movies I saw the Astronaut Farmer this week (about a C+ on the Patented Lancaster Scale), and it got me to thinking, Why do we go to the movies in the first place? Aren’t these the kinds of experiences we should be having in church? Let’s admit it right now. We can never make […]

FoxFaith – Films You Can Believe In…Sort Of
Posted February 23rd, 2007 by Ben Lancaster

In his new blog, Benjamin Lancaster addresses issues of Faith, the Gospel, and the Arts. The topic for his first blog is the rash of Christian movies invading the market. What’s a Christian to do? Films You Can Believe In…Sort Of “What we want is not more little books about Christianity, but more little books […]