Jesus Christ: The bare naked truth

by Marisa Martin -- Edward Knippers has been making Jesus naked for at least 30 years. A pillar of contemporary Christian art, Knippers consistently paints raw and often disturbing images of Jesus, more…

U.S. superheroes bow to Islam, but this 1 refuses

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_449857" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Bosch Fawstin and his art"][/caption] "Kwak! Ouch! Please don't kill me! Ah-h-h-h … oink?" If a cartoonist wages an anti-jihad campaign featuring a piggish more…

Father, son and unholy spirit?

by Drew Zahn -- At its heart, the new, Will Smith movie "After Earth" is a story about a father and son's estrangement and subsequent reconciliation. Or is it? Reports from the more…

'Green' cabal forcing people off their land

by Jim Fletcher -- Normally, I don't pay much attention to book endorsements, but one for Elizabeth Nickson's "Eco-Fascists: How Radical Conservationists Are Destroying Our Natural Heritage" stands out (because after reading more…

Choose your weapon! Your life depends on it

by Creek Stewart -- Because of my profession (survival instructor and author), people often ask me, "What is the best survival knife?" Rather than recommend a specific knife, I typically choose to more…

'Epic' gospel moment shines through

by Drew Zahn -- A few years ago, I edited a book for Christianity Today called "Movie-Based Illustrations for Preaching & Teaching," the premise of which was that select, individual scenes in more…

Performance 'art' goes completely bonkers

by Marisa Martin -- Blouin-Art Info recently asked readers, "Is killing chickens art?" Word-for-word my thoughts when I first heard of fowl slaughterer cum-performance artist Miguel Suarez and his controversial "work." Canadian more…

'To boldly go' in a biblical direction

by Drew Zahn -- For good or ill – and sadly, too often the latter – Gene Roddenberry's original TV series "Star Trek" was far more than a sci-fi drama, but a more…