The French Are Coming! Language Immersion as Soft Power

After nearly three years of blogging, you’d think that I’d have exhausted my ability to reveal semi-embarrassing details of my life. But I’m not sure I’ve yet mentioned that, in the summers after 3rd and 4th grades, I spent a week at French camp. It was called Lac du Bois. I lived in a cabin … More The French Are Coming! Language Immersion as Soft Power

“New York-centrism” in Evangelical Cultural Engagement

I just note an odd creeping "New York-centrism" amongst some Christians invested in "cultural engagement." — James K.A. Smith (@james_ka_smith) July 26, 2013 Are evangelicals committed to engaging with culture too focused on New York City? Like the first person to respond to Jamie Smith’s tweet noting “an odd creeping ‘New York-centrism,’” I immediately thought … More “New York-centrism” in Evangelical Cultural Engagement