We take great delight in teaching and promulgating every possible myth but the one that is true.
Something new is appearing in the culture: a dissatisfaction with a banal materialism and a nostalgia for a story that gives hope, one that tells of a sacred tree.
‘Stranger Things’ embodies G.K. Chesterton’s wisdom: “What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of the possible defeat of bogey.”
Faith, hope, and love — those absolutes of the Christian life — are instances of desire.
Perhaps the zombie may be a myth at home in the post-Christendom of late modern society.
The sports turnaround saga has a very predictable but well-beloved story arc; often, we want to see this story in our churches as well.