The Native Tourist
reformed/biblical observations on Christianity and culture

Thursday, December 01, 2005
One of the things I bought in Moscow while I was there was a used copy of Bob Dylan's Slow Train Coming, a marvelous album which features Mark Knopfler's fine guitar work. Listening to the album again brought me back to the late 70s when I first heard the album on WNEW while working on an injection molder the size of house. I was so excited! There was no doubt about it: Bob was a Christian. And his songs were so deep and biblical and artful. The prospects for Christian culture seemed really encouraging...

What happened?

Now I read about novelist Ann Rice and her turnaround. Reportedly she is influenced by N.T. Wright, D.A. Carson, Leon Morris and Ken Gentry. I wonder where she will be in ten years...