Christians have often been guilty of promoting and encouraging art that denies the complexities of human existence.
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This took me down a very specific nostalgia trail.
I listened to a lot of music this year; these 21 tracks were the ones I kept coming back to with each passing month.
Easily one of the most exhilarating and entertaining superhero movies I’ve ever seen, and all the moreso for its inclusivity.
The pastor was arrested along with his wife and parishioners by the Chinese government.
We all have epistemic blind spots of which we are completely unaware.
For better or worse, the internet has become a big collective memory organ.
A rousing, strongly principled adventure story that I would’ve loved to read back in 5th grade (but I still enjoyed it as an adult).
Some of the most challenging music of Low’s career, but also some of the most daring, intriguing, and rewarding.
These albums are a fascinating glimpse into a realm of Christian music that most people probably never even knew existed.
The music of artists like Toshiki Kadomatsu sounds utterly disposable but I can’t get enough of it these days.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe reaches an apocalyptic milestone ten years in the making.
Tsutomu Nihei’s manga masterpiece is a journey through a bizarre world filled with nightmarish technology run amok.
Dan Slott and Mike Allred’s take on the Silver Surfer is a far cry from the comics of my youth — for better and worse.
This mix is a collection of songs that helped me get through the year — that encouraged, uplifted, challenged, and yes, moved me.
We need to get over any notion we might have that online services like Netflix are neutral platforms, or platforms that care about us.
Once again, the moral failure at the heart of American Christianity is exposed for all to see.
Also, let’s talk about what’ll happen in season 3 and why the series is so affecting to begin with.
In light of his death, some have examined Hugh Hefner’s legacy and found it deeply wanting.