Tag: The Myth of Progress


Why Tolkien?


A few pastors from my church are very wise and godly men; they are literate and literary, discerning and spiritually intuitive--then we have those who hosted this past week’s Extra Podcast. I can forgive their derision of Star Wars fandom and can the ridiculous claim that Episodes I-III are terrible--evidenced by...

Christians are Anti-Progress


Christians are often resistant to progress, sometimes when they shouldn't be.  I am resistant to the label because I don't think, in many respects, Christianity calls us to be inherently anti-progress.  But in one sense, I am OK with this label. The Good was traditionally understood to fall into the transcendent category. ...