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Turning Every-Day Actions into Spiritual Rituals
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Interjecting from my post yesterday about rituals and commercialism, I wanted to expand on the idea of rituals as they relate to faith. I do not believe there is specific, magical power in communion or church attendance, but I do believe communion is a way to interact with God (just as sharing a meal is […]

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Commercialism and Faith Pt 3: Rituals and Evangelical Voodoo
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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This entry is Part 3 in a series called Commercialism and Faith. The series aims to make us more aware of why we think the way we think and behave the way we behave, giving us a perspective from which we can live a more enlightened life, free of the trappings of consumer addiction. In […]

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Commercialism and Faith Pt 2: Paradise Lost
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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This is the second post in a series called Commercialism and Faith, in which I will explore the relationship between the language of our culture (commercialism) and how we view and relate to God. Advertisers often play on something psychologists call Loss Aversion. Loss Aversion is an aspect of Prospect Theory, a theory that seeks to determine […]