Live on Amazon or here: I bought this pillow for my darling little edition of Boethius’s Consolation of Philosophy. The book has brought me such comfort over the years that I felt it was about time I returned the favor. My poor book tossed and turned all night and finally got up in the morning … Continue reading Review for Something I do not Own
My friend Hannah Eagleson put me in touch with them. the Emerging Scholars Network (ESN). ESN is a ministry of InterVarsity geared toward graduate students and those in academics. I was asked to write a short piece for thanksgiving and here it is: http://blog.emergingscholars.org/2016/11/thanksgiving-for-domestic-hospitality-scholars-compass/ Continue reading Thanksgiving & Hospitality with the Emerging Scholars Network
What part of the brain is stimulated by studying Existentialism at New College Franklin?
When I look out upon the work which I have set before me, the studies, the parenting, the goals and desires which I have ratified either by myself or with God, I perceive a task of infinite value. For in this production, that is, in the realization of these goals and projections, I perceive the … Continue reading On the Anxiety of Production
Between the difficult and the impossible there lies an infinite distance. No dint of human effort or mortal genius can alter the nature of such a boundary. Each individual believes he knows with certainty precisely where these boundaries have been laid. For instance: I am not good at math; I am a poor artist; I hate … Continue reading Re-moving the Boundary Stones!
When a father has a daughter he is profoundly confronted by the reality of female personhood. In her, he is invited to acknowledge human dignity anew. This is because a daughter provokes a non-erotic love for one of the opposite gender. This love directs him to cherish, to protect, and to nurture his daughter, and in … Continue reading Daughters or Double Standards?
Mr. Terms was an impoverished math teacher who could find no wife willing to marry the destitute man.that is until he met that special someone. From the moment he heard her name, he knew she would marry him. What was her name?
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