Posts tagged "Bringing You The Gospel"

Bringing You the Gospel (pt 38)

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Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt 37)

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“Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.”

Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt 36)

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“The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.”

Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt 35)

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“If it had not been the Lord who was on our side
    —let Israel now say—
if it had not been the Lord who was on our side,
    when our enemies attacked us,
then they would have swallowed us up alive…”

(Psalm 124:1-3)

Mockingbird: Bringing You the Gospel (pt 34)

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“The kisses are Christ’s, which He bestowed on His Church at His coming, being present in the flesh, He in His own person spoke to her the words of faith and love and peace…”

-Origen of Alexandria, Commentary on the Song of Songs

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”…