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I finished Jaron Lanier’s Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now a couple of days ago.  There were a number of times while reading the book, particularly when Lanier hit a social-relationship beat, where this plot-line from … Continue reading

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Parks and Real Affection

A few weeks ago I asked my students a round of questions about marriage and friendship.  As is often the case with seniors, the answers were interesting.  A couple of kids, quite out of the blue, decided to answer my … Continue reading

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Christmas Sing-Along with Shirley

I wish I had spent more time recently revisiting some of the “Christmas” episodes of some of my favorite shows.  I did watch the first Christmas episode of The Office before flying out for the holidays.  Early Michael Scott . … Continue reading

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Change the Game with One Move

I’ve gotten into the habit of posting some of Jeff Winger’s “greatest hits” from the now-defunct show Community. Here’s his big speech from the end of season three (what could’ve been the last one from the original show runner).  A … Continue reading

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Jeff Winger on Becoming a Community

The last couple of days I’ve shared some excerpts from a Plough Quarterly interview with Stanley Hauerwas on the idea of community, particularly as it can be “played out” in Christian faith and practice.  Now for something related and yet … Continue reading

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Joy from Being a Part

Yesterday I quoted and linked to a recent interview with Stanley Hauerwas from Plough Quarterly concerning Christians and community.  And while I don’t agree with everything that he has to say, Hauerwas has definitely reminded me of the unique nature … Continue reading

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When You “Can’t Make a Community Up”

Over the last year, I’ve slowly added a couple of professors/theologians to the list of authors that I “follow.”  One of those, Kevin VanHoozer has helped me articulate “next steps” when thinking about the biblical story as a “drama” that … Continue reading

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