dispatches to and from

nathan f. elmore

Dispatches to and from faith, culture, and things in between

Credits from the last 10+ years include: The South Carolina Review, Christianity Today, Off the Page, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Style Weekly, and The Daily Progress.

I've also had two academic book reviews published by Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology.

Below are a selection of stories, articles, and essays generally representative of my writing.

 

Inter-religious & Intercultural

Through Windows and Around Tables [Christians fighting with Muslims]

http://nathanfelmore.com/writing/2016/6/27/through-windows-and-around-tables

The Daughter of Muhammad [American Muslims and immigration]

http://offthepage.com/2015/09/14/the-daughter-of-muhammad/

That Thing She's Wearing [bikinis and little black dresses]

http://offthepage.com/2015/09/28/that-thing-shes-wearing/

 

Political Commentary

Rushdie, Trump, and the Box-Seats of Democracy [where liberty and humanity intersect]

http://www.dailyprogress.com/opinion/opinion-commentary-rushdie-s-trump-s-and-democracy-s-box/article_1a64a282-e098-11e6-bbd0-4f79de2b1546.html

The Stroller: A 9/11 Remembrance [beauty and the bleak]

http://www.dailyprogress.com/opinion/opinion-commentary-joy-and-sorrow-on-and-beyond/article_bc8b8750-7767-11e6-bae2-ffa009c6d369.html

 

Faith & Culture

Backstage Jesus [school holiday concerts and the Culture Wars]

http://nathanfelmore.com/writing/2014/11/25/backstage-jesus

The Redemption of Guilt [three films that take guilt into their own bloody hands]

http://metaphilm.com/index.php/detail/the_redemption_of_guilt/

 

Sport

Tough Like a Man [American football and the virtues of manhood]

http://www.styleweekly.com/richmond/tough-like-a-man/Content?oid=1997098

Revelry & Liturgy [the religious rites of college football in Clemson, South Carolina]

http://nathanfelmore.com/writing/2013/8/13/revelry-liturgy

 

Humor

Improving Guest Performance through Hidden Chemicals

http://nathanfelmore.com/last-night/2016/2/16/improving-guest-performance-through-hidden-chemicals

Holiday Catalog, p. 35

http://nathanfelmore.com/blog/2013/11/7/holiday-catalog-p-35