Idols, Sex, and Rock ‘n Roll

Observation: In stereotypical anti-pagan polemics in the ancient world, Jewish argument would go something like this: those guys worship idols, which leads to all sorts of sexual lasciviousness, which (of course!) leads to the further degradations we see in society such as thieving and drunkenness and rebellion. You can see this reflected in Romans 1: […]

Behold the Man

If you want to know what it means to be human, look at Jesus. This is the claim that my Fuller colleague, Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, works out briefly, clearly, and beautifully in the January issue of Christianity today. [I’ll post a link when it becomes available.] Veli works out this claim in between our contemporary cultures […]

Peliculate with Me

As those of you who are attentive to my Facebook or Twitter feeds already know, a new word has entered the English language this week. The word is peliculate. peliculate. verb. intransitive. to watch a movie. (from the Spanish, película: movie) Why introduce another word into the English language? Because we have no elegant verb […]