It Was a Dark and Stormy Knight

… “A tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” The latest Batman film is a postmodernist nightmare, with no overarching meaning, with roles and values and perspectives changed on the director’s whim. Update: OK, Liam, you got me. 🙂 Even before I read your comment below, I was planning on…

True and False Spirituality

A year ago I blogged about Adventist Spirituality. Adventists aren’t used to using the terms “spirituality” or “spiritual formation” or “spiritual disciplines.” Yet Adventists certainly engage in practices that may be referred to as “spiritual disciplines”: prayer, fasting, the Sabbath, a wholistic lifestyle, Bible study, personal devotions, small groups, etc. I define spirituality as “the…

Gratuitous Insults

At the Dallas Morning News Religion Blog, Bruce Tomaso links to a commentary on the America blog by liberal Catholic writer Michael Sean Winters, who is adamantly opposed to the execution by Texas of murder and rapist Jose Ernesto Medellin. Tomaso writes: … Winters glosses over the facts of Medillin’s crime, saying only that it…