The Content Cluster Muster (11.24.16)

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A Wilson Thanksgiving Favorite . . .

Nancy found this recipe a number of years ago. It is one of our favorites, and we wanted to share it with you; should you like to include it in your Thanksgiving feast:

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ND Wilson Interview

https://soundcloud.com/the-eric-metaxas-show/nd-wilson-3


When you’re a chicken & it’s Thanksgiving…


A Case for Classical Education


Fake News Gonna Fake

A fantastic article from the Washington Post on how fake “news” websites are making money off of faking the news, and very much influenced the election; and I’m not talking about MSNBC.com…

CLICK HERE TO READ

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Chris Duncan
6 years ago

I was hoping for something different musically from Doug to riff off of. Oh, well. I suppose those talented chickens trying to bring about a stay of execution will have to do. Okay, so my riff off the xylophone chickens will have to be a slight Focus shift:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4ouPGGLI6Q&list=RDg4ouPGGLI6Q#t=9

Chris Duncan
6 years ago

I’ll just throw this out there, being related to the Eric Metaxas interview (not necessarily blanket-agreeing with any of this, but I found such things as the production of “evangelical schlock” and “the cape and beret problem” interesting items of discussion):

http://bethlehemcollegeandseminary.org/index.php/bcs-media/god-s-imagination-and-ours/item/an-evening-with-n-d-wilson-hosted-by-joe-rigney

This may have been posted before, but I think it is also interesting and relevant (N.D. Wilson on “sacred vs secular” art/music, etc.):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LchcvUqlVgM

Rick Davis
Rick Davis
6 years ago

As a southerner, I would argue that any green beans recipe ought to start with, “place beans with bacon grease and sugar in a crock pot for eight hours…” :)

Chris Duncan
6 years ago

Some excerpts from Michael Horton’s book, “Where in the world is the church?” (published in 1995) that relates to some of N.D. Wilson’s conversation with Joe Rigney concerning “schlock” or substandard art (e.g., certain kinds or genres of music or literature poorly done): “Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress is a good piece of fiction in its own right, and that is why it is studied as a Western classic (not in a special category of ‘Christian literature’) in secular classes. The church music of Vivaldi, Bach, and Handel is more famous in many concert halls than in most churches today — not… Read more »