America and the Imperial Cult

The emperors use of this but bears some resemblance to modern politicians’ identification with American symbols…as a way to gain the trust and respect of its citizens. For much of its existence, the United States has had an informal mixture of Protestant Christianity and patriotism, a so-called civil religion, that has some of the feelContinue reading “America and the Imperial Cult”

Music Monday – Who You Know? (Derek Minor)

Just a few weeks ago – December 27th – rapper Derek Minor released his brand new record: Empire. The beats on this record are sick & production is top-notch. The type of music he makes will appeal mostly to Christians – but if you aren’t paying attention to the lyrics and just the beats andContinue reading “Music Monday – Who You Know? (Derek Minor)”