Publications

Loser

James Bowman

I tried very hard to like Loser, the latest from Amy Heckerling of Clueless fame. And, indeed, there is much…

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Perfect Storm, The

James Bowman

The Perfect Storm, though exciting as spectacle is disappointing as drama. Its director, Wolfgang Petersen here favors rather the style…

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Saving Grace

James Bowman

Saving Grace, written by Craig Ferguson and Mark Crowdy and directed by Nigel Cole, I found a surprisingly charming and…

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Scary Movie

James Bowman

Gross-out comedies are now as much a tradition of the summer movie season as the special-effects blockbusters — and sometimes…

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Trixie

James Bowman

It used to be said of anything that sounded overwrought and over-writerly that it “smelled of the lamp” — because…

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What Lies Beneath

James Bowman

The idea of a ghost who comes back from the dead to haunt his murderer is probably as old as…

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Stephen L. Carter and Jeffrey Rosen at the June 2000 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Stephen L. Carter, professor of law at Yale Law School, and Jeffrey Rosen, the legal affairs editor for the New Republic, spoke at the June 2000 Faith Angle Forum on the subject of religious motivations and arguments in attempting political change.

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Dr. Jean Bethke Elshtain and William McGurn at the June 2000 Faith Angle Forum

Michael Cromartie

Dr. Jean Bethke Elshtain, professor of social and political ethics at the Divinity School at the University of Chicago, and William McGurn, chief editorial writer for the Wall Street Journal, spoke at the June 2000 Faith Angle Forum about the benefits and perils of religion in public discourse.

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"The Evangelical Kaleidoscope"

Michael Cromartie

[Book excerpt taken from Cromartie, Michael, “The Evangelical Kaleidoscope: A Survey of Recent Evangelical Political Engagement,” in David P. Gushee, ed.,…

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Chicken Run

James Bowman

It is with some reluctance that I add my voice to the chorus of praise that has greeted Chicken Run,…

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Jesus’ Son

James Bowman

Jesus’ Son [sic] adapted from a stories by Denis Johnson and directed by Alison Maclean represents a revivification of a…

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Me, Myself and Irene

James Bowman

There would hardly be any reason to notice Me, Myself and Irene, the latest in the series of gross-out comedies…

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