The Everyday Transcendence series highlights products of culture that point to higher things, or to the sacred in unexpected places. I wanted to point to this exceptionally creative promotion for the Veritas Forum at Oxford, where the subject is on friendships and social networks. These are the kinds of cultural products that are savvy, winsome, and inviting. A great example of engaging with culture:
God and Friendship at Oxford — Everyday Transcendence
Timothy Dalrymple was raised in non-denominational evangelical congregations in California. The son and grandson of ministers, as a young boy he spent far too many hours each night staring at the ceiling and pondering the afterlife.
In all his work he seeks a better understanding of why people do, and do not, come to faith, and researches and teaches in religion and science, faith and reason, theology and philosophy, the origins of atheism, Christology, and the religious transformations of suffering