This is the most intelligent piece of analysis I’ve read concerning 21st century film. Two thumbs up (so to speak), and my personal thanks to Mr. Denby.
Archive for October 2012
There have always been Christians who have little respect for the Christianity that grows under the auspices of a favoring state instead of weathering the harsh rigors of the desert, or who scorn such of their coreligionists as do not make the cut for a spiritual elite. But the Church of God cannot turn itself into a corporal’s guard gathered around the old rugged cross without doing some violence to the universality of the Gospel. (Robert E. Rodes, Jr., “Pluralist Christendom and the Christian Civil Magistrate“)
People used to hope to gain an otherworldly heaven by doing good works. Now they’re sure they can gain a this-worldly heaven by buying more stuff.