People as Commodities

 If you're looking for a fascinating study on how consumerism, capitalism, and Madison avenue have contributed to the watering down of Christianity, you'll have to get Following Christ in a Consumer Society by John Kavanaugh.  I like the subtitle of the book: "The Spirituality of Cultural Resistance."  While I disagree with parts of his Catholic ecclesiology… Continue reading People as Commodities

Conservative Christian, Liberal Politics?

   I've been waiting for a book like this for a long time: Carl Trueman's Republocrat: Confessions of a Liberal Conservative.  I've often felt out-of-place among Christians when it comes to politics, since I don't buy the scare tactics and logic of Fox News and those talk shows like it, since I don't equate Christianity and American capitalism… Continue reading Conservative Christian, Liberal Politics?