Your World

Frederica Mathewes-Green

Frederica Mathewes-Green is the author of several books and has been a commentator for National Public Radio, National Review, and other media outlets. Her books include The Jesus Prayer and Facing East: A Pilgrim's Journey into the Mysteries of Orthodoxy. Mathewes-Green's podcast "Frederica Here and Now" is carried on Ancient Faith Radio. Her column, "Your World," ran from 1998 to 2000.

Your World: Unrighteous Indignation
Your World: Unrighteous Indignation
Righteous anger is often a mask for mere self-righteousness.
Your World: A Clear and Present Identity
Your World: A Clear and Present Identity
Be not bewildered by the cultural chatter telling you who you are.
Your World: Every Day is Casual Friday
Your World: Every Day is Casual Friday
Anxiety hangs over a culture when adults act like children.
Your World:Sex and Saints
Your World:Sex and Saints
A new vocabulary for an oversexualized culture.
Your World:Psalm 23 and All That
Your World:Psalm 23 and All That
Foggy childhood memories create Bible bloopers.
The Abortion Debate Is Over
The Abortion Debate Is Over
Pro-lifers overestimated the average American's allegiance to logic.
The Thrill of Naughtiness
The Thrill of Naughtiness
If South Park opens the door for latent hostility against faith to be ventilated, Christians should brace themselves for a rough time ahead.
Escape from Fantasy Island
Escape from Fantasy Island
Reality is God's home address.
Men Need Church, Too
Men Need Church, Too
The church's nuptial bond was now imagined as me-and-Jesus alone, and as swooning and passionate.
My Spice Girl Moment
My Spice Girl Moment
Moms in the Crossfire
Moms in the Crossfire
Moms absorb insanely conflicted messages about what they should or should not do.
Gagging on Shiny, Happy People
Gagging on Shiny, Happy People
Churchy types present the Christian experience as blandly perfect.
Whatever Happened to Middle-Class Hypocrisy?
Whatever Happened to Middle-Class Hypocrisy?
Sorry, Jimmy Olsen; middle-class morality ain't what it used to be.
I Didn't Mean to be Rude
I Didn't Mean to be Rude
Many faiths, not just ours, hold quite specific doctrines and stand at firm disagreement with one another.
So I'm Sorry Already
So I'm Sorry Already
What do you say after you say "I'm sorry"?
Don't Blame the Publishers!
Don't Blame the Publishers!
Publishers are not forcing shallow books on an unwilling community.

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