James K. A. Smith

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Desiring the Kingdom

Malls, stadiums, and universities are actually liturgical structures that influence and shape our thoughts and affections. Humans — as Augustine noted — are “desiring agents,” ... » Go

James K.A. Smith on Original Sin

Mulhall persistently takes it that the doctrine of original sin specifies that the desires of humans are sinfully perverted “by virtue of their very condition as human.” ... » Go

James K.A. Smith on Postmodernism

What is postmodernism? The answer to this question is sometimes offered as a historical thesis: postmodernism has been variously described as a kind of post– ... » Go