The New Copernicans: An Interview with Author John Seel

Books / Pluralistic World / Spirituality

In his The New Copernicans: Millennials and the Survival of the Church, cultural analyst, social-impact consultant, and author, John Seel, draws attention to a…

Building Wells In a Spiritual Desert

Culture / Pluralistic World / Spirituality

Ranchers have a choice: build fences or dig wells. Wells are the better choice. In the Australian outback there are two main methods of…

Less: A Novel (Andrew Sean Greer, 2017)

Books

A mediocre life searching for love I decided to read the novel, Less by Andrew Greer because it won a Pulitzer this year. “A…

The Cloud of Knowing (Ellis Potter, 2018)

Books

The clouds of scripture and reality Ellis Potter suggests we can best understand reality by seeing it in terms of two great divisions. The…

The Post (Steven Spielberg, 2018)

Movies

The free press in a democracy In 1971 the United States was at war in Viet Nam, and I was eligible for the draft.…

The New Copernicans (David John Seel, 2018)

Books

The warning signs Some warnings are jarring and immediate. “Mayday,” for example. Most, however, are subtle and incremental, like a pan-pan warning: “Pay attention.”…

Singularity (Jon Hopkins, 2018)

Music

Music of None Spirituality Music accompanies life because life—and creation itself—generates music, and cannot stop. At the moment of creation, God told Job so…

Albrecht Dürer (Stacey Bieler, 2017)

Books

A restless craving for perfection Artists, like all of us, are partly a product of their time. Whether our posture towards the world is…