Time to check our naive tango with the media?

Published in the Involvement Newspaper, Daystar University (under different title)

For the third time this month, I’ve been asked whether I got a girlfriend. No, it’s not my grandma this time. You see, granny’s verdict has always been unambiguous – she is waiting for her great grand-babies. But that is a chat for another day. A few days ago, when my Korean friend Kim asked me again whether I had found a Korean

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Christian Discernment in a Mass-Mediated Culture

Theological reflection on living the spiritual life in a global information and entertainment culture

By James McDonnell

“With them indeed is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah which says: ‘You shall indeed hear but never understand, and you shall indeed see but never perceive. For this people’s heart has grown dull, and their ears are heavy of hearing, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should perceive with their eyes and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and turn to me to heal them.’ But blessed are your eyes for they see, and your ears, for they hear.” (Matthew 13: 14-16)

As Christians we are called to recognize and celebrate the presence Read the rest of this entry »

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