Posts tagged "Bringing You The Gospel"

Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt 33)

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Another Week Ends: Amy Chua’s Three Traits for Success, Nietzsche’s Subversion of Atheism, Why Fun Is Fun, The Eighth-Grade Ubermensch, Dostoevsky’s Internet Anxiety and Lena Dunham’s Eden

Another Week Ends: Amy Chua’s Three Traits for Success, Nietzsche’s Subversion of Atheism, Why Fun Is Fun, The Eighth-Grade Ubermensch, Dostoevsky’s Internet Anxiety and Lena Dunham’s Eden

1. What happens when you combine an unshakeable superiority complex with deep insecurity? Probably a nervous breakdown in mid-life, or Whit Stillman’s Metropolitan. But Amy Chua (of “Tiger Mother” fame) asks us to guess again. The real answer is… success.

For those unfamiliar with her work on hyper-controlling parenting (using that adjective as value-neutrally as possible), it’s ruffled our feathers before. And her new book on success – with its threefold foundation of superiority, insecurity, and impulse control – promises to do so again, ht ER:

Some have denounced the book as racist. This loaded term is often bandied about in discussions about culture…

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Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt 32)

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Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt 31)

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P.S. Grace in Addiction now available for Kindle!

Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt. 30)

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An amazing series from Andreas Englund, photorealistic paintings of an aging superhero.

Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt. 29)

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“…He is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.” (Col 1:18)

Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt. 28)

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“Come unto me all ye who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will refresh you.” (Mt 11:28)

Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt. 27)

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“And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them, and said, ‘Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.’”

Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt. 26)

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Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt. 25)

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We live in between the “already” and the “not yet”…

Mockingbird: Bringing You The Gospel, pt 24

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Mockingbird: Bringing You The Gospel, pt 23

Happiness is submission to Godzilla.

Mockingbird: Bringing You The Gospel, pt 22

Are You Low Church?

Mockingbird: Bringing You The Gospel (of White Pop Jesus), pt 21

We at Mockingbird have always believed that the Gospel carries with it an element of disco.  Now we have proof: