Postmodernism Come and Gone

In a recent conversation with a friend in ministry, I made a comment that I believed postmodernism as we know has come and gone.  In the strict sense, anything that is post-xxxxx-ism reacts to a preceding ideology but is often (if not always) a transitional phase.  Likewise, postmodernism reacts to the dominance of modernity, and Read More …

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Trump Is No Longer The Worst Person In Government

(The following article is written by conservative columnist George Will in Washington Post.  How he concludes this essay captures my thoughts of why many evangelical Christians who blindly support or defend Trump need to reflect on the conflict of values.) https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-is-no-longer-the-worst-person-in-government/2018/05/09/10e59eba-52f1-11e8-a551-5b648abe29ef_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.d1504c4d7b66   Donald Trump, with his feral cunning, knew. The oleaginous Mike Pence, with his Read More …

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How the Online Left Fuels the Right

(The following article is written by Michelle Goldberg, a NYT columnist.  I find her self-critique on pre-conceptual assumptions from her West Bank experience and her reference to Patrick Little are intriguing.)   I think I know what it feels like to be “red-pilled,” the alt-right’s preferred metaphor for losing one’s faith in received assumptions and Read More …

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“What Is A Porn Star?”

With the backdrop of the national upheaval on the President’s scandal with the porn star “Stormy” Daniels, a friend posted the following question on his FaceBook page:  “Thanks to recent news, my 11-year old asked me what a porn star is. How do I answer that question?”  Although my own son has way passed eleven, Read More …

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