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Culture: The Value of a Life in Panem [from 2012 review of The Hunger Games]

“The future shape of the world,” Baptist theologian R. Albert Mohler has noted, “appears to be a worldview competition between Christianity, Islam, and Western secularism.” The Hunger Games film and books present us with a world where the worldview competition […]

Apologetics: What Are the Chances That Jesus’ Body Was Left On the Cross?

:: The Obscenity of the Cross in the Ancient World :: With few exceptions, even the most skeptical scholars admit that Jesus was crucified—and with good reason. Not only Christian authors but also the Roman historian Tacitus mention the crucifixion […]

What I Love About the Resurrection

I have believed in the resurrection of Jesus for many years. Over the past seven months, I have grown to love the truth of the resurrection like never before. On a summer Sunday eight months ago, my mother called to […]

“Don’t Worry. I Read the Book. He Doesn’t Stay Dead.”

One rule in our household is that, if a book is turned into a movie, everyone must read the book before watching the movie. Our oldest daughter was eight years old when C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch, and the […]

Is It Possible that Jesus’ Body Was Left on the Cross?

:: The Obscenity of the Cross in the Ancient World :: With few exceptions, even the most skeptical scholars admit that Jesus was crucified—and with good reason. Not only Christian authors but also the Roman historian Tacitus mention the crucifixion […]

The Value of a Life in Panem: A Review of The Hunger Games

“The future shape of the world,” Baptist theologian R. Albert Mohler has noted, “appears to be a worldview competition between Christianity, Islam, and Western secularism.” The Hunger Games film and books present us with a world where the worldview competition […]