Emerging Church

Perhaps you all have heard of the ‘Emerging Church’ phenomena that is now popular among young (white, not that there is anything wrong with that) evangelicals. Brian McLaren is big in this movement (we talked about him in a previous post). Basically it is a ‘postmodern’ movement that supposedly has nailed a ‘postmodern’ way of […]

Status Anxiety

We have a great discussion on ‘status anxiety’ among Christians that is occuring under the Star Wars post. Here is Gall’s salient post (and reflections on a book by Alain de Botton) that will carry the discussion further… “I think what catches me about the topic is that so much of life feels like trying […]

The End Times?

With the popularity of the ‘Left Behind’ series, much end time speculation is taking place. S79 gives us something to chew on that is buzzing around (ultra?)conservative Catholic circles. Here’s what he said: “Saint Malachi of Ireland was born in Armagh, Ireland in 1094 and died in 1148. He became very well known on account […]