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Committed to Trust

In a recent New York Times editorial, David Brooks identified a problem facing our culture.

“A generation ago about half of all Americans felt they could trust the people around them, but now less than a third think other people are trustworthy…Young people are the most distrustful of all; only about 19 percent of millennials believe other people can be trusted. 301 more words

Christianity

THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN

The Magnificent Seven, rated PG-13
** ½

This film is a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1960 film starring Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen, which was actually a remake of Kurosawa’s 1954 film… 571 more words

Christianity And Culture

Recommended Reading: September 24

If you read one article this week, take a look at On Reading Old Books by Rachelle Peterson

For those of you with additional reading time this weekend, check out the following selections, gathered (as always) from around the blogging world. 123 more words

Theology

What Would Jesus Facebook?

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the righteous and on the unrighteous. 409 more words

Christianity

MOVIE REVIEW ~ Snowden

Snowden, rated R
**

This film is directed by three-time Oscar winner Oliver Stone and is his twentieth feature film. It depicts events that took place between 2004 and 2013 in the life of whistleblower Edward Snowden, played by one of our better young actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt. 658 more words

Christianity And Culture

Spirituality in Orthodox Perspective: II | A vow of conversation

Macrina Walker notes in a blog post that “it is hardly surprising that some Orthodox theologians should be wary of the word “spirituality.” Golubov highlights the concerns of Father Stanley Harakas and Giorgios Mantzarides who reject the use of the word in an Orthodox context. 943 more words

Orthodoxy