Tag Archives: Cultural Liturgies

Faith and Politics

It was a strange thing, reading Smith’s Awaiting the King off and on throughout “Christ the King” Sunday.  Smith is taking his argument about the Christian faith’s political implications much farther than I anticipated, which has made it a good … Continue reading

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Smith and the Benedict Option

I haven’t seen much in Awaiting the King (by James K. A. Smith) that deals with Rod Dreher’s “Benedict Option” aside from one or two “so-called Benedict Option” lines.  So I was a little surprised to see a longer mention … Continue reading

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Our Liturgical/Political Reality

I’m slowly making my way through James K. A. Smith’s Awaiting the King, hoping to have it read through once before Thanksgiving.  It’s a good read that brings a lot of threads together (along with some nice nods to pop … Continue reading

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Waiting for the King (but not for the book)

Thanks to the kind folks at Hearts and Minds Books, I was able to get my copy of James K. A Smith’s Awaiting the King a few days before the actual release day.  And so I waited for Thor:Ragnarok by … Continue reading

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What You Love and How You Love It

One of the biggest blessings in my understanding of things over the last couple of years has been the writings of James K. A. Smith.  His Desiring the Kingdom was a real “right place, right time” scenario for me.  He’s … Continue reading

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