A friend sent me a page from the April Christian Century magazine, titled "There's a Word for It" with a dozen or so great made-up words for unique situations in Christianity. I thought I'd share a few examples:[Hat tip to J.M.]
- Egocessory prayer: A public prayer centered more on the Pray-er and his or her eloquence and cleverness than God.
- Bulletinnitus: The dazed ear-ringing sensatioin you get when the announcements for the day drone on and on.
- Fliturgy: A hyperactive worship service designed for short attention spans. - with a sermon under ten minutes, no more than two verses of any song sung, and prayer time limited to two minutes
- Osteentatious: Unrelentingly upbeat. "Pastor Greg was a little too osteentatious for that occosioin, don't you think?
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Along with "misalettes for christianettes" ...
A reader writes: