“No ghastly abysm of lurking eldritch horror is too low for my deserving; only a truly cosmic love could lift me.” GR Stoker
“[Cosmic] love casts out fear.” St. John
I haven’t posted for my compatriots for a while, but GR Stoker is a friend of mine who regularly tears up the universe with inspiring articles for another blog called Christ and Pop Culture. They look at contemporary trends and popular cultural phenomenon (books, movies, TV, music, etc…) and syphon off the bath water to find the babies.
Specifically they interact with culture not as a thing to be shunned, but with a awareness of how the world doesn’t have to corrupt a Christian and his/her worldview. They believe that being “in the world, but not of it,” doesn’t mean Christians serve an extended life sentence on planet Earth self-imposed culture-quarantine (if you want to be holy); but rather, how does one interact with culture as a Christian without having to get all… judgmental! Or contaminated.
Christians, meet Culture.
Be perfect, as you Heavenly Father is perfect (Matt 5:48).
Come, let us reason together, though your sins be as scarlet… (Isa 1:18).
So I ask you: on the 125th anniversary of H.P. Lovecraft’s birth, is there anything we have or can gain from the crushing despair of an atheist’s literary horror boutique…
Find out here From Cthulhu to Christ