Posts Tagged ‘christian’

Hail Perry Full of …

The governor’s latest political ad gets lots of attention, most of it bad.
DAVE MCNEELY
Just when it seemed Rick Perry’s flagging presidential campaign couldn’t get any more desperate, his latest Iowa TV ad disproved that belief.


Sarah Palin Blood Libel Is Non-Kosher Gas On Fire

Jeff Prince
Sarah Palin didn’t need to apologize regarding the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. And she didn’t apologize. But, true to her ditzy ways, she still opened her mouth and weighed in on the matter, ...



Wary Christmas

Season’s greeting should include religious tolerance.
E.R. BILLS
OK, I get it: It’s Christmas, and you want to celebrate the birth of your savior. You want to decorate the trees and break out the lights and put plastic reindeer on the lawn. You want to wear Santa hats and give out a big pi...


Ballet Concerto’s Summer

Big Ticket
For the first time in 25 years, Ballet Concerto’s annual summer program will not include flamenco dancing. Instead, choreographer Luis Montero has created a major balletic setting of Medea for Margo Dean’s company. Michele ...



Personal Jesus

Books
The Oscar-nominated 2006 film Jesus Camp may have been a documentary, but it played more like a horror movie to non-religious people and to liberal believers.


Funny Games

Kristian Lin
When Heath Ledger is on screen during The Dark Knight, you can’t look anywhere else.



Nuts

Texas blogger Amanda Marcotte defends the F-word, mostly from the white, Christian, mainly male crazies.
LAURIE BARKER JAMES
If the phrase “West Texas feminist” causes your eyebrows to raise, It’s A Jungle Out There isn’t your kind of book.


Solo Voce

Trading in tails for jeans has been a blessing for singer-songwriter Jordan Critz.
Jimmy Fowler
Ad-libbing a new ending to a Mozart concerto changed Jordan Critz’ world – not to mention his standing in the piano competition in which he was playing.



Old Believers

Big Ticket
In the centuries immediately following Jesus’ death, European civilization was fairly nonexistent and Christianity was just one of a number of religions vying for followers with the likes of Mithraism, Baalism, and Gnosticism...