vol. 3, num. 6 :: 2004.03.12 — 2004.03.25
Fear can function as both a limitation and a guide in our lives. How do we deal with fear, both within ourselves and within our culture?
How should we live as Christians in culture? A lesson from Paul and Silas.
Why evangelicals need to get smart about movies.
How do we stop from becoming the people we least desire to be?
To overcome pain and fear, we must first desire to let go of our suffering.
An unfashionable concept deserves a fresh look.
An account of overcoming fear of ?the other.?
A review of Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem.
I believe that, to some degree, an offending strangeness might be the surest means to seeing, hearing, and receiving a redeeming witness — a witness at work, for instance, in what Karl Barth refers to as the strange new world of the Bible. Does the Bible in any way dislocate our imaginations or prove to be an affront to what we consider seemly? In a certain sense, we might say that weirdness alone redeems, because it is that which strikes us as unseemly that forces us to redeem — or reevaluate — our vision of reality, our sense of what’s appropriate. Are we willing to have our vision undone and redeemed? Are we up for the religious experience of feeling offended?
The Sacredness of Questioning Everything
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