Monday, June 11, 2007

Kirk Cameron online ministries

Kirk Cameron, former boy star on "Who's the Boss", is now a successful online preacher on behalf of the hardline evangelical movement. He's an interesting case study in terms of why people convert, how they can balance the transition between lives, the price to be paid for that conversion, and also how one can maintain a degree of the old person without being that old person any longer. It's heartwarming in terms of his transition towards a life of guidance, God, and personal priorities. At the same time, I retain my typical reticence regarding the content and implications of the party-line evangelical message including how it picks fights with intellectual fields of study (namely evolution) and its emphasis on a physically dualistic afterlife brought on by a hopelessly literalized Rapture. Take a look here


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