"Gods Behaving Badly: Media, Religion, and Celebrity Culture" by Pete Ward

Friday, 01 Mar 2013

What is the chief end of man? "The chief end of man is to glorify ourselves, thus immortalizing our name and to reach Elysium." Not the answer you were expecting? That's probably due to the fact that I was quoting from The Homeric Shorter Catechism, a fictional document created by my daughter Sydney as part of a homework assignment given to her during our study of the Greek classics. In order to sum up her understanding of the Greco-Roman world before Christ, I asked her to rewrite the first few lines of the Westminster ...

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