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Culture Matters 5.6.16

Author: The Village ChurchCategory: Culture

1. The Gospel, Beyoncé and Lemonade Pop star Beyoncé has been all the chatter in light of dropping a new album, Lemonade, completely out of the blue. There have already been a number of articles written sharing various thoughts and opinions on the visual album, which functions as much like a movie as it does music. Alissa Wilkinson wrote a piece for Christianity Today shedding ...

No Place for Sound and Fury?

Author: Jared MusgroveCategory: Culture

Throughout human history, enduring epics like Beowulf, The Iliad and Macbeth have not shied away from the bombastic form that embodies most classical storytelling. Before they became classics, these epics were simply the popular entertainment of the time, written for the commoner. They weren’t always English teachers’ critical darlings, but were works designed to stir the audience by ...

Culture Matters 4.1.16

Author: The Village ChurchCategory: Culture

Adam LaRoche, a baseball player for the Chicago White Sox, recently chose to leave the team when he was asked to quit bringing his teenage son with him to the ballpark. He shares his perspective at ESPN, stating that the decision between team and career or family was not a difficult one to make. Baseball has taught me countless life lessons. I've learned how to face challenges, how to ...

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