We are very proud to announce the release of a new resource! Our first ever DVD:
“The revival in religion will be a rhetorical problem — new persuasive words for defaced or degraded ones.”
The great American novelist and playwright Thornton Wilder made this incisive observation in the midst of the Great Depression. His stray diagnosis has taken on undeniable prophetic significance in the intervening years.
Wilder is referring to religious words that have been freighted with negative association, words originally meant to be joyous and inspiring but which have instead become signposts for ways of life that are repressive, confining and guilt-inducing….