July 27, 2017

Why the cultural enchantment with Game of Thrones? The answer to this question reveals the dominant frame through which one assesses reality. The anticipation for the arrival of Season 7 of GOT begs the question: “Why this broad appeal?”

Ivan Dikov in the IntelligencerP...

July 22, 2017

The church is creating the conditions for its own demise. It’s resistance to this fact only serves to make it a more likely self-fulfilling prophecy. It is facing a ten-year sunset.

It is not simply the fact that young people are leaving the church in droves—over a thre...

July 19, 2017

If C.S. Lewis were alive today, he would be found in San Diego tomorrow. This is the beginning of Comic-Con 2017, the annual comic and pop culture extravaganza that began as the Golden State Comic Book Convention. Today it showcases graphic novels, superhero movies, vi...

July 18, 2017

When cohabiting is the norm, why bother with marriage or a wedding? Isn’t a wedding an expense that can be easily avoided by financially strapped millennials? It may be nice, but is it necessary?

There is a lot of talk today about who can get married, but not as much ab...

July 14, 2017

Here is something that you will never hear said from the pulpit of a church: “Anyone who can find a better way than Jesus, he would be the first to tell you to take it.” So says the late philosopher Dallas Willard.

Jesus was not about telling people bullshit. He is abou...

July 12, 2017

Alex and Vanessa are getting married. Quintessential New Copernicans both. How does one give a toast at a New Copernican wedding?

To answer this one needs to understand the cross pressured nature of modern relationships. In these relationships romantic idealism is fused...

July 7, 2017

The Soul of the World is on our side; ready to help us find our dreams. So writes Paulo Coelho in The Alchemist. It’s an old book with a timely message. It recently came across my path as a good omen. That I had never heard of the book is an indictment that I need to r...

July 3, 2017

There were three possibilities: computer, television, or phone. No one knew, which was going to be the platform for the integrative technology of the future.

Of the three options, the mobile phone was the worse bet. The large size and limited battery life of the 1980 mo...

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