Posts Tagged ‘earthen vessels’

Bodies, Dating and Modesty: Misunderstood but Important

A friend of mine posted a link to this blog over at Christianity Today’s blog for women. The blog responds to the common phrase that “modest is hottest” which seems to run around in many Christian circles, particularly youth groups. The response is a good one, pointing out that the...
April 19th, 2012 | Culture, Evangelicals, Featured, Religion | Read More

Earthen Vessels: Matt Anderson, Meet Bob.

A friend of mine once named his own body. He called it Bob, joking that, as it was separate from his soul, it deserved a name of its own. If he didn’t want to do something, he could ‘tell Bob to do it’ for him. This may have helped him clean his apartment more regularly, and it surely gave his...
October 27th, 2011 | Book Reviews, Featured, Media, Protestant, Religion | Read More

Pop Culture and the Body

Fairly recently, my friend Matt Anderson wrote a book entitled Earthen Vessels. I think the book is worth reading, but today I just wanted to highlight the fact that the question of our bodies and their relation to our being is one that is asked outside of the realm of theology: specifically in video...
October 5th, 2011 | Culture, Featured, Religion | Read More