I [HEART] Huckabees (David O. Russell, 2004) BY: Denis Haack “I [HEART] Huckabees” stirs up such a flurry of other questions—all about meaning, as it turns out—that by the end you’ll be wondering what hit you.
March of the Penguins (Luc Jacquet, 2005) BY: Denis Haack Two recent documentary films celebrate birds, permitting us glimpses into their lives that would be impossible except for the creativity and dogged hard work of the film makers.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (Edited by David Noel Freedman, 2000) BY: Denis Haack If you are looking for a Bible dictionary that is comprehensive yet accessible, you might want to consider Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible.
Breaking the Da Vinci Code: Answers to the Questions Everyone's Asking (Darrell L. Bock, 2004) BY: Denis Haack An enormous amount of material—some thoughtful, some silly, some reactionary—has appeared in response to Dan Brown's novel, The Da Vinci Code. Here are some resources we feel are worth a look.
Engaging Unbelief: A Captivating Strategy from Augustine and Aquinas (Curtis Chang, 2000) BY: Denis Haack The first introduction many Christians were given to postmodernism came not by reading some postmodern thinker, but in a vague sense of unease.
The Essential IVP Reference Collection (CD-ROM, 2001) BY: Denis Haack Over the past few years InterVarsity Press has been publishing a series of helpful reference tools for serious Bible students. Now the entire collection is available on CD-ROM.
Evangelical Faith: A Personal Plea for Unity, Integrity, and Faithfulness (John Stott, 1999) BY: Denis Haack At a time when the evangelical movement continues to fragment instead of demonstrating unity in Christ, John Stott offers what he calls a “little statement on evangelical faith.”
Everyday Apocalypse: The Sacred Revealed in Radiohead, the Simpsons and Other Pop Icons (David Dark, 2002) BY: Denis Haack We think the apolcalypse means something about the future, predictions of how everything will end, and so is a story filled with fire and judgment and chaos. Not so,says David Dark.
Eyes Wide Open: Looking for God in Popular Culture ( William D. Romanowski, 2001) BY: Denis Haack William Romanowski writes that to be distinctive in our engagement with popular art, we need a different kind of Christian approach—an engaged, critical, and productive involvement with the popular arts.
I love my neighbor as myself but only because I don’t much care for myself.
- Garrison Keillor
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