Our Culture and Christ: A Klavan on The Culture Christmas Blog

All art — all storytelling, picture-making, music — is an attempt to record and communicate the experience of being human. There are no words for this experience. Only metaphor and imagery and music will do. All…

Andrew for Christmas

Andrew talks at length about his faith and his fiction on the radio news magazine The World And Everything In It, a broadcast from the people at “World: Today’s News, Christian Views.” The program, hosted by Nick Eicher…

Booklist: “Klavan Writes Good Books, Damn Him!”

Another pre-publication review for If We Survive. This one from the trade publication Booklist. If I read this one correctly, it translates to: “Beware! Klavan is a Christian conservative…  but actually his book is very good!” The…

Living Light Interview

I’m not sure I qualify as a living light, but the upbeat Christian site Living Light News has a nice interview with me this week.  Nice photo too by Anacleto Rapping: He’s been hailed by Stephen…

The Pope Rocks

When I read Pope Benedict XVI’s Jesus of Nazareth:  From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration, I was blown away by the courage and brilliance of its approach.  I remember someone interviewed me for…

A Report on Story

Back from the Story conference in Chicago where I spoke last week.   The sold-out event featured artists and businessmen addressing young Christian leaders on how best to spread their message.  I spoke about some of the…

NT Wright and the Gospel of Mark

Bishop N.T. Wright is an excellent Anglican theologian who has written some fine if massive tomes exploring how Jesus understood himself in his time and place.  He also seems to have a hankering to be a…

Andrew to Speak at “Story” Conference

Andrew will speak this September at Story, billed as “a conference for the creative class in ministry.”   Conference organizers say, “The purpose is to fuel the church’s artists, writers and producers in communicating the greatest story…

Anne Rice Quits Christianity

Spanking porn author Anne Rice has announced on Facebook that she’s quitting Christianity.  According to John Nolte over at Big Hollywood, she made the announcement on Facebook thusly: I quit being a Christian. I’m out. In…

Christian Libertarianism

Over at our much beloved Big Hollywood last week, filmmaker Leigh Scott had some thoughtful and entertaining comments on Kick-Ass, a movie he liked and which I haven’t seen.  He says it’s a libertarian film and,…