Culture

Guest Post at The Upstream Collective – What Is the Gospel?

My friends over at The Upstream Collective invited me to offer some guest posts every now and then. A new series on “Cultural Translation” has begun and I offer some thoughts on “What is the Gospel?” The post will go live on Wednesday, if not sooner. It is Continue reading

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Thoughtlessness and Moral Failure

Arendt came to the striking conclusion that thoughtlessness – that is, the failure to think reflectively about the world around us, our actions, and their possible consequences – can be a moral failing of the highest order. (“Blueberries, Accordians, and Auschwitz, Geddes,” Culture, Institute for Advanced Cultural Studies,

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Bridge to Nowhere

I first heard about the Choluteca River bridge listening to Brian McLaren talk about evangelism at the National Pastor’s Convention in San Diego a number of years ago. It was the first NPC. Listen to the story. You can get permission to use the photo at offthemap.com or hereContinue reading

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