When Wells Run Dry: Seculosity in Review

Where we once sat in pews for a sense of meaning, we now sweat, work, eat, play, and parent to fill the void we think fulfillment is supposed to occupy. Religion has married the secular in an unholy union David Zahl calls Seculosity in his new book by the same name.

The Bread of Life: Lessons from David Foster Wallace

For Wallace, this insatiable desire focuses on a pleasure ruled by distraction. Without sounding like a broken record; there's nothing inherently wrong with devices that vie for our attention. But what Wallace alludes to is tried and true; the pleasure that entertainment can be an illusion of momentary healing for the brokenness and void that sits in our gut.

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