| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:28 PM
In the fall, I taught English 366: The Essay at Lake Forest College, a writing workshop devoted to the study of the essay as a unique genre. We were not midway through the first class meeting when a student asked me what the difference was between the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Doctors have diagnosed Robert H. Schuller with life-threatening cancer and said that with treatment he could live another two years, his family has announced.
The 89-year-old has a life-threatening growth in his esophagus, said his daughter, Sheila...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:54 AM
The family of Robert H. Schuller was "surprised" by the diagnosis that treatment for life-threatening cancer could give the famed evangelist another two more years, according to the church headed by his daughter.
The 89-year-old has a growth in his...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:53 AM
I stumbled across an article from the summer recounting that a judge in California was accused of anti-Christian bias because he upheld the teaching of yoga in phys ed classes in the public schools.
There is, you may not be aware, a certain amount of...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Sundance Institute has announced the selected films for the U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. This year's festival will be held Jan. 16-26 in...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:28 AM
With a 2013-14 TV schedule that mixes "stability and out-and-out ambition," ABC will air limited-run series and drop one night of "Dancing with the Stars," ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee said during a Tuesday morning conference call.
| May 20, 2013
| 12:27 PM
The Van Lunen Center for Executive Management in Christian Schools at Calvin College has announced its 2013-2014 fellows and among them is John Petrey, head of Mountain Christian in Joppa. The list includes educators from 22 schools across the United...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:01 PM
The Pentagon has appointed an envoy tasked with shutting down the prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. The prison, which holds terror suspects including those involved in planning the 9/11 attacks, currently holds 164 detainees, 17 of whom are on hunger...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Q: I'm Catholic and I've noticed that no established mainstream Catholic churches, synagogues or mosques put those catchy signs out front the way many Protestant churches do. Why is that? These signs always give me a smile and might even bring people in...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Crystal Cathedral Ministries' founding pastor, who propelled his church into an international religious force, has been hospitalized after falling, according to the family.
The Rev. Robert H. Schuller fell in the middle of the night over the weekend...