Culture



Fixed In Post: Misadventures in Moviegoing

By Pete Peterson

You don’t have to spend too much time with John Barber or me to figure out that we love the movies. And for the past few years we’ve contributed to the Rabbit Room Podcast with our film discussions in a variety of episodes. But now with the launch of the podcast network, we’re moving our love for film into a podcast of our own.

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Upcoming L’Abri Lecture: Mary McCampbell on Worship and Postmodern Fiction

By The Rabbit Room

This Saturday the 16th at 6:00 pm, Friends of L’Abri Nashville will hold a dinner in Cane Ridge, Tennessee, followed by a lecture by Mary McCampbell on the desire to worship in modern and postmodern fiction. Click through for more information about Mary and this event.

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L’Abri Conference 2019: Common Grace for the Common Good

By The Rabbit Room

Some Rabbit Room friends (Katy Bowser Hutson, Rob and Lisa Wheeler) are heading up to the beautiful tundra of Minnesota for the Rochester L’Abri Conference taking place on February 8th and 9th. Interested in joining? Click through for more details.

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Stuff We Liked in 2018

By The Rabbit Room

Every year, we compile all our favorite books, albums, TV shows, films, and more from that year and post them here for everyone’s mutual edification. Now that 2018 has come and gone, here are our choices. What were some of your favorites from 2018? Post them in the comments section below!

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Freedom’s Ring: King’s “I Have A Dream” Speech

By The Rabbit Room

In honor of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we’d like to share with you an interactive, animated rendering of his “I Have A Dream” speech, created and shared originally by Stanford University.

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Now I Belong

By Julie Spencer

Several years ago my husband and I made the leap into learning Spanish and more about the Mexican culture and Hispanic culture in general. All was fun and exciting and we felt very daring, I’m sure, until we actually entered language school and faced the reality of learning a new language.

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To Be Whole: A Call from the Fringe of Society

By Kevin Morse

Have you ever wondered about the artwork that decorates the covers of so many of Wendell Berry’s books? I have, and so years ago I went digging to find out what I could about the pieces, and the man behind them. In doing so, I was introduced to one of those fascinating characters that hides behind the curtains of history.

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Bruce Springsteen and the Connective Tissue of “American Skin”

By Matt Conner

Amadou Diallo was nearly, literally, home free.

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An Interview with Russ Ramsey, Part 2: The Confounding Gospel

By Drew Miller

Do you ever find yourself thinking, “I really want to dig into scripture, but I just don’t know where to start”? Did that one poem from Isaiah give you goosebumps, but then when you tried to read more of the whole book, you got lost and unmotivated? If you answered “no,” well then good for you! But if you answered “yes,” you are in good company, and Russ Ramsey might be able to help you.

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C. S. Lewis, Madeleine L’Engle, and the Power of Storytelling

By Warren Cole Smith

It’s often said that politics is downstream from culture. This is not strictly true, since our laws do shape our culture, and our sense of what is right and wrong.

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An Interview with Russ Ramsey, Part 1: The Compelling Thrift of Scripture

By Drew Miller

Do you ever find yourself thinking, “I really want to dig into scripture, but I just don’t know where to start”? Did that one poem from Isaiah give you goosebumps, but then when you tried to read more of the whole book, you got lost and unmotivated? If you answered “no,” well then good for you! But if you answered “yes,” you are in good company, and Russ Ramsey might be able to help you.

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The (G)race of Community

By Jeanine Joyner

Racial diversity is important to me, not only as a member of the body of Christ but also as a mother through adoption, for I have been given the incredible privilege of raising five beautiful children of color.  All of them different. All of them fellow members of the Church. Yet, for my family, finding a church (or even a ministry) that represented us, all of us, has proven to be difficult for too many years. I longed for community as it will be in eternity.

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