When I was growing up many of my elders loved to read biographies. I remember seeing quite a few Lee Ioccoca and Winston Churchhill biographies laying around on coffee tables, and even more in the 25 cent bin at neighborhood garage sales. I don't like reading biographies and never have. Part three of "Everything is
Film is a specific art form particular to our world culture and time in history. It can even be more than just a way to kill a few hours. Philosophers need not justify an interest in it. Ever since Aristotles Poetics, philosophers have tried to explain and analyze the art forms popular to their specific
Which image is more provocative or offensive? Why? Which image offends you more? Why? Or this one...
March 2011 Lent Edition Some Recent Distractions and Resources for Lent Lent Resources Church Fathers Lenten Reading Plan Links for Lent from the United Methodist Church Daily Reflections from members of Christ Church NYC A video of Jesus in the Wilderness from an filmmaker in the UK Theology Stanely Hauerwas on Aloneness Stanley Hauerwas on
Psalm 51:1-17 traditionally referred to as the Miserere For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. 1 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash away all
I was disappointed today to find out that the soundtrack from the Cohen Bros. film True Grit was NOT nominated for an Academy Award. The LA Times has called this oversight, "A shame," and I wholeheartedly agree. A few weeks ago I posted my thoughts on the film and underscored the beauty of the soundtrack
Some Recent Distractions from the Web: Music Stream new albums from Over the Rhine, Radiohead, and Red Mountain Music Follow the progress of Son Lux and his attempt to create and mix an entire album in the course of one month. I think you will agree that the early samples sound amazing . See recent
Here are two short video’s for those who have difficulty understanding the question, “What is Postmodernity?” Part and parcel to "Post-Modern" culture is a growing understanding of the idea that there really is, “...nothing new under the sun.” All that is created around us has been created using variations on themes that have come before.