Zealous Love

Zealous Love: A Practical Guide to Social Justice Edited by Mike and Danae Yankoski Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2009 Review by Carl McColmanHuman trafficking. Refugees. Hunger. Unclean water. Education. Poverty. HIV/AIDS. The environment. The areas in life where injustice or social inequality threaten both individual lives and the common good are, alas, all too numerous. The Christian life mandates that we care for those in need (Matthew 25:31-45; Luke 10:25-37). But it is far too easy to … [Read more...]

Running the Numbers

Here is a web page well worth visiting, from artist Chris Jordan:Running the Numbers: An American Self-PortraitHere's the artist's description of what you'll find on this page: This series looks at contemporary American culture through the austere lens of statistics. Each image portrays a specific quantity of something: fifteen million sheets of office paper (five minutes of paper use); 106,000 aluminum cans (thirty seconds of can consumption) and so on. My hope is that images representing … [Read more...]