Dr. P. Kemeny
HUMA 303 - Civilization and the Speculative Mind

Chaper 1: Entering the Eternal Kind of Life Now (from The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God)
Chapter 1: You Are What You Love (by James K. A. Smith)
Tim Keller and John Inazu: How Christians Can Bear Gospel Witness in an Anxious Age (cut and paste the following url to access:http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2016/june-web-only/tim-keller-john-inazu-christians-gospel-witness-anxious-age.html )
John Inazu: Do Black Lives Matter to Evangelicals (cut and paste the following url to access: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2016/01/05/do-black-lives-matter-to-evangelicals/?utm_term=.db7aac3d7d85 )
Rodney Clapp: Why the Devil Takes Visa: A Christian Response to the Triumph of Consumerism (can be found in Academic Search)
Ronald Nash: Economics (found on Reserve in the Library in the book Applying the Scriptures, pages 396-406)
Gary Chapman: The Purpose and Pitfalls of Dating
Gary Chapman: The Goal of Marriage
Ryken, Leland: Excerpt from Work & Leisure in Christian Perspective
Michael Gerson and Peter Wehner: The Power of our Weakness (can be found in Academic Search)
Required Readings Regarding the Benedict Option:
The Idea of a Christian Village: How to Conserve and Strengthen Christians in a culture hostile to our faith (can be found in the ATLA Religion database)
Is It Time for Evangelicals to Strategically Withdraw from the Culture? Four evangelical thinkers consider what Rod Dreher's Benedict Option means for the church. (cut & paste URL: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2017/february-web-only/benedict-option-evangelicals-strategically-withdraw-culture.html)
The Benedict Option's False Dichotomy: We can't choose between Christian community or cultural presence  (cut & paste URL: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2017/february-web-only/benedict-options-false-dichotomy.html)
The Benedict Option Falls Short of Real Pluralism: Christian witness includes public partnership with others  (cut & paste URL: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2017/february-web-only/benedict-option-should-include-muslims-too.html)
The Benedict Option's Blind Spots: A vibrant church in America learns from global and local leaders  (cut & paste URL: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2017/february-web-only/benedict-options-blind-spots.html)
The Benedict Option Isn't an Evangelical Option: Our movement thrives when we build outward, not inward (cut & paste URL: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2017/february-web-only/benedict-option-isnt-evangelical-option.html)

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