All Lessons

All Lessons

Two Views of Communication: Transmission & Ritual

From James Carey, Communication as Culture: Essays on Media and Society. Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1985. The Transmission View Two alternative conceptions of communication have been alive in American culture since this term entered common discourse in the nineteenth...

Christian Nationalism is not the Message of Jesus

Around the turn of the third century, an African bishop named Tertullian mused about the relationship between Christians and the state.   “Shall [we] make an occupation of the sword [as soldiers], when the Lord proclaims that he who uses the sword shall perish by...