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America’s Obsession With Self-Help

Books about an idealized American character often make for a body of elusive, exasperating speculations, delivered either on the fly or from a special-pleading pulpit of one sort or another. So there’s something appealing about reversing the polarity of such inquiries, and pursuing the fugitive American character through a series…
bubmag
July 2, 2021
Christianity

An Origin Story for the Netanyahus

Melekh Bibi—King Bibi—has been dethroned. Usurped by his former deputy, Naftali Bennett, in early June, Netanyahu was finally dealt an election result with which he could not form a majority government. For the time being, as of June 13, a tenuous coalition of parties across the political spectrum, led by…
bubmag
June 24, 2021
Christianity

Lucy Dacus

A revealing, powerful song cycle... ClashMusic 23 · 06 · 2021 Bible camp boyfriends, sneaking out of the house, beautiful friendships, terrible friendships, closeted queerness – this is Lucy Dacus re-examining her adolescence and she’s not shying away from the sad bits. 'Home Video' is the 26-year-old American’s third solo…
bubmag
June 23, 2021
Christianity

Deconstructed. Deconverted. Not Defriended.

Life is long. Spiritual journeys are winding. Sometimes there are mushrooms. Plenty has been written about the rise of the so-called nones, those who are unaffiliated with any faith tradition. Many of them were once Christians. But behind the stats are millions of stories and spiritual journeys. Behind the stats…
bubmag
June 9, 2021