Posts in Christianity
Should Boys be Swayed by Emotion? C.S. Lewis Thought So

In Lewis’s era, intellectuals professed all reality to be subject to the rational mind. Emotion was seen as a threat to the supremacy of rationality. To Lewis’s horror, educators in the 1940s were deciding that “the best thing they [could] do is to fortify the minds of young people against emotion” (Abolition of Man, Broadman & Holman Publishers, 27).  (These days, we suffer the opposite: intellectuals promote emotion as the sole compass by which humans should conduct themselves. Emotion is king. But that is for another post.)

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The Problem of the Christian Artist: Popularity vs. Mediocrity

It's not that I want to fight fire with fire, and drum up millions of dollars to produce a "Passion of the Christ II". I simply feel that art touches a place in the soul that no other experience can. If our spiritual lives exist apart from that place, then our relationships with God and man are seriously lacking. Therefore, I almost agree with Mark Judge: artists need to be drawn to the Church so they can share their gifts with art-starved Christians.

Here is what I suggest: 

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