2021: Top Five Posts

When I did this post last year, I stated that it had been a tumultuous year (a bit of an understatement). 2021 brought it’s own share of ups and downs and the world continues to struggle with the Covid-19 pandemic, the rise of authoritarianism, and the pervasiveness of conspiracy theories. I hope everyone is finding…

Shameless: The Poverty of Sin in the Absence of God

By Andrew D. Thrasher Shameless. Such an apt title. Running eleven seasons spanning over ten years,¬†Shameless has captured aptly the habitus of American poverty. It is marked by systemic poverty and the struggle to survive. It is marked by manipulation of the system, the brokenness of love, and the habitual dispositions of sin.¬†Shameless captures the…