Brett McCracken wrote a great piece on what it means to be a “cultured Christian” over at Q Ideas, and just put out what looks to be a great book, Gray Matters, that deals with Christian consumption of culture. Trevin Wax from The Gospel Coalition asks McCracken whether all of this can slide into an excuse for unfettered worldliness or uncharitable snobbery. Because navigating the fine line between legalism and license is what CaPC strives for, these questions (and answers) are worth a look.
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Derek Rishmawy is the Director of College and Young Adult ministries at Trinity United Presbyterian Church in Orange County, CA, serving college kids for the gospel. He’s been graciously adopted by the Triune God. That God has also seen fit to bless him with lovely wife named McKenna. He got his B.A. in Philosophy at UCI and his M.A. in Theological Studies (Biblical Studies) at APU. His passions are theology, the church, some philosophy, cultural criticism, and theology. He has been published at the Gospel Coalition, Mere Orthodoxy, and Out of Ur blog. He writes regularly at his Reformedish blog. You can connect on Facebook and can also follow him on Twitter at @DZRishmawy.