To wit, it appears that Mr. Rogers violently punished the Devil with peace and love.
"Snowflake" culture got big during my last semester of university. Like many students, one of the last things I learned in school was that we now need service dogs to cope with exam week. Around the same time, the recent spike in suicide made headlines. Unfortunately, I can confirm that that's going on with college … Continue reading On mental illness
Does anybody think that just plain classic movies are worth watching for Christians? We complain about the kitsch of Evangelical entertainment, but haven't produced superior alternatives yet. What if, for the time being, we just rely on stories that were told when Christianity was an unspoken part of the atmosphere? We can rely on them … Continue reading On Alternative Christian Media
Introduction The Oxford Movement was an intellectual and spiritual movement led by graduates of the University for which it was named. These graduates were later called "Tractarians" because of the essays they wrote in support of old customs such as public recitation of the Daily Office. But the Tractarians were also parish clergy who put … Continue reading On being well-informed
Nitobe Inazo (1862-1933) was born in Japan to a samurai family. He converted to Christianity while studying under Western professors, and went on to be influential in multiple fields. He wrote Bushido: The Soul of Japan in 1900, hoping to bridge the gap between his culture and ours. Among it's most enthusiastic fans was Theodore … Continue reading A good book
Not an Anglican classic, but a classic about an Anglican! As I've said, I'm scouting out as many of these as I can find. Suggestions welcome. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLKS0XGRYi8
There has been some talk about what sort of media we should surround our families with (and produce) if we want to make our households into domestic monasteries. The following isn't entirely kid-friendly or even explicitly devotional (nor is it high-def; you might want to get the DVD), but it is a Christian classic. With … Continue reading Anglican Media