Christian Star Quest Part II

 Here's part two of this blog post on Christianity and the culture of fame, stardom, and celebrity, quoted from Guinness' excellent book, The Last Christian on Earth.  Part one is here. "If consumer religion transforms congregations into clientele, their idolizing of celebrities produces a series of fateful switches in focus: from private identity to public image… Continue reading Christian Star Quest Part II

Christian Star Quest Part I

 As I mentioned before, I really like this book: Os Guinness, The Last Christian On Earth.  It is a fictional account of two enemies of the church who are plotting to destroy it.  In memorandum 7, the discussion has to do with how to damage the church's institutions.  One way is privatization of faith and… Continue reading Christian Star Quest Part I