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Pavlovian Pop-Worship versus Traditional Liturgies: On (just) going through the motions at church

A common reaction that I get from fellow twenty-somethings when I say I go to an Anglican church is a mixture of confusion and contempt.  I regularly get befuddled, exasperated, and even concerned queries of Why? when I express my appreciation for ancient, liturgical forms of worship. Now, I certainly don’t expect it to be obvious to … Continue reading

How’s the Water?: David Foster Wallace, boredom, and worship in day-to-day living

In 2005 David Foster Wallace (1962-2008) delivered a profound and utterly unique commencement address to the graduating class of Kenyon College.  Here is the link.  Read it.  Wrestle with it.  Be changed by it. There’s a lot that could be said about the address.  It is an achingly honest meditation on the real challenges of … Continue reading

NCSU Graduate Christian Fellowship

Hi! I'm David, the campus minister for InterVarsity's graduate and faculty ministries at NC State and Meredith College. I hope you'll join me as I learn to "practice resurrection" in the City of Oaks, in her universities, and in the wider world. You can contact me at dmwilliams83@gmail.com

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