His gorgeous wife, his hot piece of step-daughter ass, and their extravagant taste in consumer goods. Overworked and under-appreciated, it's the final straw for Tommy when his busty teen nightmare of a step-daughter steals the car and maxes out her credit card while her hot MILF mother is out redecorating the house. When Tommy refuses Skylar more money for the biggest sales of the year she offers her big tits and a sloppy blowjob to her step-father for more cash to spend.
Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven! What do we do with this triumphal parade when we know what will happen at the end of the week. No, we could go a different direction on the Sunday before Easter.
Still, the triumphal entry is important enough that all four Gospels record the event. So maybe we need to attend to it, listening for a word for today. The setting is Jerusalem. Jesus is numbered among the many pilgrims coming to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover.
The city is alive with excitement. Celebrations will be held throughout the city. The Temple will be the focal point. In one way, Jesus is just one figure in the crowd, except that he becomes the focus. Here comes, riding into Jerusalem on the colt of a donkey.
Mark seems to suggest that this is a rather well planned event. Jesus sends a couple of his disciples to fetch this young donkey from a house nearby. Then they put their cloaks on the donkey, which Jesus mounts.
But this is his mighty steed. Not only that, the people start shouting: Sometimes we like to think of things like this as spontaneous, but Jesus knew what he was doing. What Jesus does here is act the part of the conquering hero. Do you remember the triumphal parades of Roman conquerors that we see portrayed in the movies like Cleopatra.
Caesar rides in on either a war horse or in a chariot, followed by his legions, as well as captives slaves. Of course, there is also a band. There has to be a band! When the parade is over, you know who is in charge.
Of course, not everyone is happy. Just ask Julius Caesar.
Brutus and Cassius thought that Caesar was getting too big for his britches, so they cut him down to size by murdering him. So, what was Jesus doing that first Palm Sunday? What message was he sending? Was he surprised by all the attention, or did he court it?
At least in Mark 11, it appears that Jesus had this well planned. People like parades, and if one starts people will gather. If people are shouting, you shout! If the crowd starts to follow the parade, so do you. So, why did Jesus do this?
There is a mixture of messages here. First there is the style and then there is the substance. The parade has the style of a triumphal parade, only the hero rides on a donkey and not a war horse.
The people are shouting words of blessing, claiming for him the throne of David.Carey's seminal work joins central issues in the field and redefines them.
It will force the reader to think in new and fruitful ways about such dichotomies as transmissions vs. ritual, administrative vs. critical, positivist vs. marxist, and cultural vs. power-orientated approaches to communications study.4/5(4).
Review: Williams, Raymond () “Definitions”, Communications, Harmondsworth: Penguin pp. & Carey, James () “A Cultural Approach to Communication”, Communication as culture, New York: Routledge, pp. This review discusses communication explored by Raymond Williams and James Carey as they illuminate its utmost.
Raymond Carver’s life Raymond Carver was born in Oregon in , but he grew up Yakima, Washington with a father, who often was drunk, and with a mother, who didn’t have a permanent job.
Carver educated from a local school in Yakima, Washington, after graduating in , he got married, and he got two children.
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