From Neue magazine, an article on the irony of Christian celebrity: What if our quest for influence is actually another way of chasing fame? From Practical Matters, a special issue on the religious lives of young people. Brett McCracken on the perils of Hipster Christianity and why young evangelicals reject churches that try to be cool (and more on Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide). The new face of faith: From celebs like Joe Jonas to Silver Lake hipsters, the young, beautiful, and God-fearing are flocking to Reality LA, a small-batch alternative to big-box megachurches. From Homiletics, a review of We Get to Carry Each Other: The Gospel According to U2 by Greg Garrett; a review of God Comes Out: A Queer Homiletic by Olive Elaine Hinnant; and a review of Watch This! The Ethics and Aesthetics of Black Televangelism by Jonathan L. Walton. From Sojourners, is the Emerging Church for whites only? This Magazine takes a look at six progressive religious movements throughout history. From Tikkun, a special issue on God and the Twenty-first Century. Do our gadgets get in the way of God? From Patheos, a special section on the future of religion. Perry Noble on 3 arguments that sound spiritual but are actually stupid. From Christianity Today, cussing isn't our only problem — though that's bad enough. The personality paradox of Jesus: Meek and mild, or tough and bold — will the real Jesus please stand up?

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