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My Relationship With God Is Better Than Ever

My Relationship With God Is Better Than Ever

(This essay was originally published in issue 3 of The Mockingbird. All issues and subscriptions, including our latest Deja Vu edition, are available available here). “We can permit ourselves to be more romantic than the romanticists and more humanistic than the humanists. But we must be more precise.” —Karl Barth, “The Christian’s Place in Society” Every recess […]

When A Measure Becomes a Target

When A Measure Becomes a Target

We are now just a couple weeks out from the release of Issue Two of The Mockingbird. It is the Identity Issue, and you won’t believe what all it has to say about, well, you. If you’re not subscribed yet, subscribe here. In anticipation for the release, we’ll continue posting a selection of pieces from […]

Paging Dr. Carpenter: Elvis Presley's <i>Change of Habit</i>

Paging Dr. Carpenter: Elvis Presley’s Change of Habit

A early version of this essay appeared in the first issue of The Mockingbird, our print quarterly. The final version is taken from A Mess of Help: From the Crucified Soul of Rock n Roll.  I couldn’t believe my eyes. If previous forays into the music and life of Elvis Presley had taught me […]