Rodney Clapp explores the religious dimensions of popular culture
The answer that comes out of a tornado is not the kind of answer we want—or at least not one that responds to our agonized questions.
Terrence Malick has become the psalmist of film. His characters continually ask the fundamental questions of theological pursuit.
One of the premier pleasures of reading is finding a new author. I recently discovered George Saunders's comic touch and sympathetic characters.
When I cling to anxieties or resentments, my whole body is like a clenched fist. Contemplative prayer requires unclenching it.
Multitasking is marked by a sustained sense of urgency in a world mediated by communication devices. Puttering is something different.
Rodney Clapp is a writer and editor who focuses on theology and culture.