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How to save the world and rock out at the same time

Plastic buttons could only click monotonously in flimsy “guitars”, and the rubbery cables were silent, yet the normally apathetic television emitted all the passionate rock ballad wails and foot-twitching beats of as many songs as we could download. 540 more words

America

For Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

For those of you who do not reside in the U.S. of A., on Monday, May 25th we will celebrate Memorial Day. 267 more words

Holiday

How the Tea Party helped advance gay marriage nationwide

The story is a complex and inadvertent one. The tea party which is thought of by mainstream America as a reactionary right-wing movement has very little in common with the overall left-leaning gay rights movement. 1,562 more words

Politics

George Marsden on the 1950's and the Crisis of Liberal Belief

George Marsden delivers the Current Read lecture at Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando, FL) in November of 2014, based on his book, The Twilight of the American Enlightenment: The 1950s and the Crisis of Liberal Belief (Basic Books, 2014).

(HT: Justin Taylor)

Religion

Rebuilding America Without Bigness

When we begin to think strategically about the future, there are a number of complex challenges and baffling questions to be addressed. I offer one here for your consideration. 650 more words

American Future