More than Meets the Mouth Or, the Meaning of Meals

Monday, 13 Jul 2009

We're not as good at seeing ways in which our culture might be dehumanizing because we're generally not very good at rejoicing in our mere humanity.
The following is a transcription of a lecture Ken Myers gave at someone's home—over dinner no doubt! For most of my adult life, I've been involved one way or another in trying to understand contemporary culture from within a Christian worldview. I've been interested in asking, "What in our culture makes the gospel foolishness?" In 1 Corinthians 1:23, Paul says that the gospel is foolishness to the Greeks: there were things about Greek culture that made the gospel particularly implausible. I think that, in addition to the fact that people are ...

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