Posts Tagged ‘Shakespeare’

Pray Like You (Don’t) Mean It: On Genuine Prayer

When the human hands off her wish or hope or desire to God, what is the action taking place? How does prayer happen? The kneeling murderer suffers through an attempt at prayer. Repentant yet addicted, he bows and shouts and almost hopes. As he prays, he notices he must adjust his brother’s royal...
June 10th, 2013 | Religion | Read More

Classics for the Contemporary Christian: Is Your Identity As You Like It?

If the world is a stage, we like putting on the same shows. The Matrix, The Truman Show, Equilibrium…not original. Even in Shakespeare’s 17th century comedy As You Like It, we confront the suggestion that the world is a sham and humans are the sham’s pawns. At surface-level, the play is a ball...
March 8th, 2010 | Book Reviews, Culture, Media | Read More