Letters March 2014
A blended understanding
Re “On a journey toward Jesus” (Outfront, December). I was raised in a Christian community in which a bounded set (specific lifestyle expectations) existed within the context of a centred set (putting Jesus at the centre of our lives). Is that understanding not preferable to the current call for a choice between the two sets?
Re “Rednecks, redemption and reality TV” (Hogg Wild, February). Sure, Duck Dynasty can be really entertaining. But “countercultural” as Bill Hogg suggests? Historically, “countercultural” for Anabaptists/Mennonites has meant
conscientious withdrawal from power and consumerism. Duck Dynasty hardly qualifies.
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