Christianity and Pop Culture, Final Thoughts

As I conclude this week of postings on Christianity and pop culture, I remind us of the surprising presence of God in the places we least expect, and in the people we least expect. God is present too in Hollywood.

Mike Cope’s blog reminded me today of this in a quote from Frederick Buechner:

“Strange things happen. Again and again Christ is present not where, as priests, you would be apt to look for him but precisely where you wouldn’t have thought to look for him in a thousand years. The great preacher, the sunset, the Mozart Requiem can leave you cold, but the child in the doorway, the rain on the roof, the half-remembered dream, can speak of him and for him with an eloquence that turns your knees to water.”

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