Posted by The Happy Tutor
Very helpful Wikipedia article. Contemptus Mundi? Not any more, flesh and spirit are joined in pursuit of worldy and other wordly market share, mind share, and rapture share. A life of contemplation, and spiritual exercises? No, Christian Rock, Christian Shlock, Christian movies, Christian Self Help and God-driven marketing. Move over John Calvin; meet Calvin Klein. "Thou shalt be swine among swine," said the pig's god, and they bowed their heads in prayer, moving their snouts deeper into the trough in holy communion.