The Magic Mountain and the Flatlands

by Matthew Raley The question I'm wrestling with these days is what to do about evangelical music. I have been arguing (here and here) that sacred music should edify people by bringing them together before God, but that evangelical music mostly doesn't try. Instead, it merely pleases groups as segments of the consuming masses. I... Continue Reading →


Harry Potter and the Diversity Culture

by Matthew Raley One of the most common searches that brings readers to Tritone Life is some version of, "Should Christians read Harry Potter?" Readers land on a post from my Tough Questions series last summer. Evangelicals' visceral reaction to the Potter books continues to amaze me. The young wizard seems to symbolize their problem... Continue Reading →

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