A review of Cormac McCarthy’s two final novels, The Passenger and Stella Maris. Brilliant stories, brilliantly told about the deeply human quest for meaning.
A debate is raging in the culture wars over the story of America. The Church has something to say into this debate because we have been given a model in the Story of Scripture.
Four excerpts from my reading: On Taylor Smith; on bridging progressive / conservative divides; on MAGA’s rage and joy; & on the interest in tarot among Nones.
In this highly recommended book, a Christian philosopher helps us understand how God intends us to live faithfully as his creatures in time.
In this brief tribute to the Rev. Dr. Timothy Keller (1950-2023), I call attention to him as a faithful border-stalker, a characteristic all followers of Jesus should desire.
In Biblical Critical Theory, Dr Watkin walks through the story of Scripture showing how it critiques and transforms the ideas, values, and ideologies of modern culture.
The follower of Jesus is called to be a person of hope. Pessimism about the state of things doesn’t help.
America has a serious problem with guns, and the followers of Jesus can take the lead on thinking this issue through. Three articles for discussion.
Three articles worth discussing. Two on an ideology known as “Christian nationalism,” and one on whether a revival of Christian faith can occur in America.
Three extracts from my reading: On trivialization of faith; on caring for the earth which is the Lord’s; and on when entertainment shapes life.