Highway to Heaven

Editor’s note: This is the third post in a series commenting on the first words of Christ as presented in the Gospels. Let it be so for now; for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness. (Mt 3:15) In the beginning of the Old Testament, God’s first recorded words are “let there be. . .” The whole cosmos leaps into creation, delighting... [Read more...]

Faith-Augmented Reality

Augmented reality is the cutting edge of mobile games and wearable tech, a fancy term for looking at the world through the lens of technology. You’ve probably heard about the Pokémon Go app by now, the biggest entertainment craze of the summer. Br. Irenaeus wrote about what he saw in Providence, RI, and similar scenes have played themselves out... [Read more...]

I am Jar Jar Binks

It’s tough these days to find someone who’ll defend Jar Jar Binks. For those who don’t know him, you actually don’t need much of a description of his personal details, background, opinions, or accomplishments within the world of Star Wars, Episodes I–III, to understand him. Jar Jar Binks is intended to be a comic-relief character, but... [Read more...]