Posts with the category “todays-religions-seculosity”
Today's Religions: Looking for the Gospel Amidst Jesusland
October 16th, 2019
Most good ideas or discoveries can be used by Christians to defeat their own message of grace.In fact, holding on to grace is like trying to play water polo with a greased watermelon in a swimming poo...
Today's Religions: Political Righteousness
October 8th, 2019
With the possible exception of career, politics has become today’s most popular replacement religion, certainly the one with the most forward momentum and cultural currency. For many, its substitution...
Today's Religions: Culinary Correctness
October 1st, 2019
Arriving in urban northern California in the early 2000’s I noticed that people were doing cleanses. Others were eating raw. Organic was becoming a thing. Eggs had to be free-range. Hormone-free event...
Today's Religions: Leisure
September 24th, 2019
I’ve been quoting a lot from David Zahl. In his book, Seculosity: How Career, Parenting, Technology, Food, Politics, and Romance Became Our New Religion and What to Do About It, he shows all sorts of ...
Today's Religions: Work
September 17th, 2019
Work has always served as the great American barometer of worth and identity. Our occupation is the number one socially approved means of justifying our existence, and not just the type of occupation ...
Today's Religions: Technology
September 10th, 2019
Maybe you know someone who still only uses a flip-phone. Or maybe you’ve gone on a retreat that included a digital sabbath (no emails, no smartphone).In his book, Seculosity, David Zahl cuts to the he...
Today's Religions: Parenting
September 3rd, 2019
Babywise or Attachment Parenting?Helicopter or Tiger Mom?And… how are those kids turning out anyway?In being parented or in parenting your child you have encountered the dilemma of an increasingly rel...