Rodney Clapp explores the religious dimensions of popular culture
I work remotely, out of my home office. As such I am dependent on the smooth and ready operation of computer equipment. Recently I encountered some hitches.
The Gideon Bible treats the Bible as comfort food. But a diet of the Bible consists of conflict and confrontation.
After school, I was milking the cow and listening to the radio when I heard a menacing baritone intone the words, "I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die." It made an impression.
Halloween's tradition of shadowy characters makes it as good a time as any to think on the reality of evil, sin and death that besets us.
If agriculture survives at all on the Great Plains, it will be very limited. What will take its place? Not many people, that's for sure.
Rodney Clapp is a writer and editor who focuses on theology and culture.
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