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The end is near! We’re all gonna die! Life is an exclamation! This urgency has been fully framed by the New York Times reporter whose essay “The Coming Collapse” declared: “It is impossible for any doomed population to grasp how fragile the decayed financial, social and political system is on the eve of implosion.” We […]

Dark Star Rising: Suede Sing the Second Coming (from India)

You might say that rock songs with messianic imagery are a dime a dozen – and you wouldn’t be wrong. Salvation language befits rock n roll; mixing a few religious metaphors into an otherwise mundane love song can give it a majesty it wouldn’t otherwise have. Just ask Martin Gore or Bruce Springsteen. Whether or […]

James Brown: Denial, Drunkenness and The Second Coming

Be sure to watch through to the part where he discusses his Gospel magazine. Caption ideas welcome in the comments section!

“For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.” Galatians 5:17

A Few Thoughts on District 9

Have you seen it yet?! A highly creative alien-flick with some of the more blatant Gospel themes in recent memory… definitely my favorite blockbuster of the summer. Here are six somewhat spoiler-free thoughts on the clearly very awesome theology at work (ht Jacob, R-J, Mr. T): 1. The film is set in a Johannesburg, a […]