Mouthwatering  faith

Mouthwatering faith

I wonder whether we Protestants are especially susceptible to forgetting the embodied dimension of our faith – that God is someone for whom we hunger and thirst. The Christian life ought to be a mouthwatering affair, yet we so often content ourselves with chintzy simulacra, thinking that the right idea is what matters.

Jihad versus McWorld:  22 years later

Jihad versus McWorld: 22 years later

In the end, most people would say – if you look at economic trade and the way the world has changed – globalization won. One of the top North American songs in the last few years was “Gangnam Style,” for heaven’s sake: sung almost entirely in Korean. The United States elected a black liberal Hawaiian with a Kenyan name as President. The Internet is everywhere.