Archive for October 2012

Murdering the movies

October 29th, 2012 — 2:09pm

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.

Comment » | Poets, Painters, and Playwrights

Corporal’s guard

October 26th, 2012 — 5:26pm

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“)

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October 26th, 2012 — 9:14am

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.

Comment » | Of Worship and Work

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