Are Concussions the Price We Pay for Manly Men?

If football makes weak boys into manly men, does that nullify challenges to game violence and sports worship?

Three Reasons Not to Buy Your Kid a Brightly Colored iPhone (Sorry, Kids)

Should you get your kid an iPhone? It can probably wait.

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Should Churches Be Taxed?

“If the church ceases to honor the state and instead adopts an antagonistic stance, it is difficult to see why the state would continue to honor the church.”

Doctor Who’s Doctrine, Part 1: Mad Man with a Box

Before “Doctor Who” officially turns 50 this November, Christ and Pop Culture will spend 12 weeks delving deep into the science-fiction series phenomenon.

ELSEWHERE: Christopher Lasch Wouldn’t Call Narcissism a Millennial Novelty

Billy Corgan, God, and Rock Music

The Kiddy Pool: So You Think You Can Dance, Where Iron Sharpens Iron

“Where other programs highlight that kind of drama as the primary plot-line, this show focuses on the performers as dancers in partnership with other dancers.”

ELSEWHERE: Stanley Fish on American Education

ELSEWHERE: Why Grandpa Should Play Videogames

The Precarious Validity of ‘Pastor Fashion’

“Provided we remain sensitive to conviction over idolatry, greed, and vanity, I don’t see why Christians ought to feel guilt for valuing created things, including the things we use to clothe ourselves.”

The High Human Stakes of Movie Destruction

Movie conflict is only compelling or meaningful to its viewers if it is about very human crises.

ELSEWHERE: The Theology of Beard Length

ELSEWHERE: The “Netflix for Books” Has Arrived

When Is Football Too Dangerous?