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Modern Ironies

Two of the ironies of our era: Newspapers unmistakably designed for people who can’t or don’t want to read. Churches unmistakably designed for people who can’t or don’t want to worship. (H/T Terry Mattingly in a talk from several years ago.) … Continue reading

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Orthopathos, poppers and consumerism

Any church whose worship experience can be replicated with poppers is in trouble.

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Atheist Delusions I

I recently read David Bentley Hart’s Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and Its Fashionable Enemies (Yale, 2009). Although Hart is Orthodox, a world-class philosopher, and not half bad at popularizing, I hesitated to buy it. For one thing, I’ve read … Continue reading

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