Post Tagged with: "Love"

Share Your Table 3
by / on December 6, 2011 at 1:44 pm / in Shattered Faith

Share Your Table

Recovering Evangelical food blogger Josh Casper reflects on the lost virtue of hospitality, “After all, eating is the great equalizer. Food is the most basic human need. What better way to enter life with the beloved of God than by feeding them, pulling up another chair and keeping their glasses full?”

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(Blue Like) Jazz & Christianity 4
by / on June 8, 2011 at 7:38 pm / in Misplaced Jesus, Pop Culture

(Blue Like) Jazz & Christianity

If we focus too much on the emotion of Jazz (or Christianity), then it becomes something we do for our own consumption rather than because of its beauty. And if Jazz veered away from its roots and began to sound exactly like classical music or sounded too much like grunge rock it would no longer be Jazz.  Likewise, Christianity that looks like generic spirituality is no longer Christianity

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Bin Laden’s Death and the Limits of Our Love 19
by / on May 3, 2011 at 6:38 am / in Broken World, Current Events

Bin Laden’s Death and the Limits of Our Love

Upon hearing about the death of Osama Bin Laden, I was immediately struck with a profound sadness. Something about the events surrounding Bin Laden’s death causes me to mourn something bigger: the limits of human love.

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The Bachelor, Twitter and True Love 0
by / on March 15, 2011 at 11:28 am / in Pop Culture, Shattered Faith

The Bachelor, Twitter and True Love

As I watched the final episode of The Bachelor I was left feeling deeply confused, but also reassured. Confused that Brad chose Emily, but reassured to find that getting engaged in six weeks through a process of elimination was as stupid as it sounds.

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