As more information rolls out about the recently leaked National Security Agency surveillance program, PRISM, I’ve been asking myself how my Christian faith might inform my opinion. One refreshing thing about this particular debate is that it doesn’t fall evenly along party lines, which I think gives everyone a better opportunity to think through the issues at stake. It also leads to some decent non-partisan joke-making (see this tumblr).
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Jeffrey Overstreet 1 I roll my eyes at the amount of chaotic, noisy, explosive smackdown that so-called "Christ figures" bring down on their enemies in superhero films.
Whitney H Crime and brokenness is not the fault of absent fathers, it is the fault of an absent society.
Steven Sukkau 1 Yes, there is plenty of tragedy and death, but I would argue the series is overflowing with hope if you look close enough.
wmrharris This is such a quintessentially youthful act, and like all such acts more a claim of personal autonomy against some adult or imposing world.
John Fowler I would imagine that the nihilistic despair portrayed in the show is quite similar to how much of the life on earth must have felt before Jesus brought His kingdom near.
Catherine Seiwert Of course we can worship God with our physical bodies, even sexual selves, but that doesn't make it devoid of boundaries and its proper place. It is not worship anymore if it is outside those boundaries.