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A Wrinkle In Time is surprisingly flat

Last week, I reviewed the film A Wrinkle In Time for The Gospel Coalition. While there was much to appreciate about the film (particularly seen through the eyes of my 7 year old) my overall assessment was that it failed in important ways to live up to the promise of the book. You can read the review here.

Closing the character gap

I had the pleasure last week of reviewing my friend Christian Miller's excellent book The Character Gap: How good are we? for The Gospel Coalition. Christian is a professor of philosophy at Wake Forest, a serious Christian, and a man of outstanding personal character! You can read my review here.

How #MeToo killed post-truth

There are many unknowns about tonight’s Oscars, but one thing is for sure: some attempt will be made to express public support for the #MeToo movement that has swept Hollywood, business and politics since the last academy awards. Since last year, thousands of women have stepped out of silence and revealed the sexual abuse and harassment they have endured at the hands of powerful men. Oprah Winfrey used her airtime at the Golden Globes to make an impassioned speech commending the women who had spoken out like this: “what I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have. And I'm especially proud and inspired by all the women who have felt strong enough and emp