Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo del Toro, 2006) BY: Denis Haack Pan's Labyrinth is a visual cinematic feast that touches on some of the most human of issues: imagination, brutality, innocence, and importance of choice.
J. J. Cale & Eric Clapton, The Road to Escondido (2006) BY: Denis Haack Kindred spirits J.J.Cale and Eric Clapton produce a deeply satisfying album of simple lyrics, fine guitar playing, and a view of life from two musicians who have been around.
To Own a Dragon: Reflections on Growing Up Without a Father (Donald Miller & John MacMurray, 2006) BY: Travis Scott In To Own a Dragon Miller calls those of us whose fathers have left us to move beyond cynicism and bitterness while at the same time revealing the truth that our society often hides: growing up without a father is an insult and a wound.
Why Bother With Culture? BY: Steve Froehlich You’ve heard the criticism: “Why do you bother messing around with novels, film, popular music, poetry, sculpture, dance... when what people need most is Jesus?" Now let us explore the deceptive logic that underlies this criticism.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Michel Gondry, 2004) BY: Andrew H. Trotter, Jr. The genius-level writing in this script is well-supported by Gondry’s sure-handed direction and Carrey and Winslet are brilliant in this engrossing film.
Reading Scriptures with the Church Fathers (Christopher A. Hall, 1998) BY: Denis Haack As Christians we believe we are fallen, and that we do not somehow shed our sinfulness when we sit down to study the Bible.
Realms of Gold: The Classics in Christian Perspective (Leland Ryken, 1991) BY: Denis Haack In Realms of Gold, Dr. Ryken, a professor of English at Wheaton College, has written an introduction to the classics that is helpful to any reader who seeks to read Christianly.
Forgiving and Reconciling: Bridges to Wholeness and Hope (Everett L. Worthington, Jr., 2003) BY: Denis Haack In his new book, Forgiving and Reconciling, which we recommend to you, Dr Everett Worthington uses years of research and experience as a counseling psychology in the light of Scripture to unpack the meaning and process of forgiveness.
Receiving the Day: Christian Practices for Opening the Gift of Time (Dorothy C. Bass, 2000) BY: Denis Haack This is a helpful book, a reflection on time written not merely for evangelicals, but for anyone interested in learning what Christianity has to say on the topic.
I love my neighbor as myself but only because I don’t much care for myself.
- Garrison Keillor
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