POC Blog

The random technotheolosophical blogging of Reid S. Monaghan

High and Holy Days

The season of Lent is upon us. The holy days of the Christian calendar revolved around the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday are all great signposts in a culture to the completed work on redemption by God in Christ. I was thinking this weekend about America's public secular life...What are the "high and holy days" of popular culture in 2004 America? I didn't have to go too far to find the regular, seasonal, convergence celebrated each year by Americans of all walks of life. Could we be in some high and holy days of our culture right now? Today there are community fellowships, office discussions, and jubilant celebration taking place each weekend during this "Mad" month of March. Religion? Idol Worship? I'll leave those questions for you to answer. But a question can be asked of us as believers. What gets us more jacked up? Easter or March Madness? Out...