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Kitsch Caught on YouTube

Does Paul Spears irrationally hate decorative plates? Does John Mark Reynolds irrationally love them? Is kitsch more than just tacky? Can value be found in bad culture? In a time when even the most candid moments can end up on YouTube, can professors afford to

Essay / Art

How Now Shall We Listen?: Determining What Makes Music "Good"

In a culture inundated with iTunes, media players, and songs-on-demand, have we lost sight of music’s intended purpose? What is its real use? What should take precedence in determining our musical choices–the melody or the lyrics? Should Christians feel remorse over some of the songs