Singing Scripture

“This knitting of song into our bodies is why memorization of Scripture through song is often so effective. Song soaks into the very core of our being, which is why music is an important constitutive element of our identity.” James K. A.  Smith

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No fresh thoughts on Singleness

Some friends of mine recently encouraged me to write some thoughts on my experience of 'singleness'. Much of what I write may appear cynical, but these are earnest thoughts. It comes from a place of great failure, but also of great joy. The greatest prize is God himself. No person can be more than that and... Continue Reading →

Philosophia

' There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.' William Shakespeare, Hamlet

The Meg (2018)

I was about 7 or 8 years old when I read the original Steve Alten novel, Meg. I was in love with films and books about creatures eating people, like Jaws or Aliens, et al. Thus we finally have The Meg, an adaptation that is 20 years in the making. And it's awful. The Meg is... Continue Reading →

Ant-Man and the Wasp

History's 'what if' in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the 'what-if' of Edgar Wright's version of Ant-Man. Peyton Reed stepped in at the last minute to direct with some script doctoring with Paul Rudd (who plays Scott Lang). This new film, Ant-Man and the Wasp, is entirely of the creativity of Peyton Reed, Rudd and... Continue Reading →

Loneliness

What prepares men for totalitarian domination in the non-totalitarian world is the fact that loneliness, once a borderline experience usually suffered in certain marginal social conditions like old age, has become an everyday experience of the ever-growing masses of our century. The Origins of Totalitarianism, Hannah Arendt

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