As we begin to mature in Christ, we find that we have begun to relate to others in new ways. We begin to live with others, rather than merely at them. We begin to even exist for rather than continually taking from. This is a result of being restored into the prepositional life of the Trinity, in which God is to, for, … Continue reading In the Newness of Prepositions
It lasts only two minutes. Titled “Dear Future Mom,” the film features children with Down syndrome from different nations. They speak in…(click here to read the entire article) Continue reading Is the right to abort a child with disabilities becoming a duty?
Here is my contribution to the theme “writing as a spiritual discipline” over at the Blog of the Emerging Scholars Network. Thanks for featuring my work again folks! Continue reading Writing as a Spiritual Discipline: A Post on the Emerging Scholars Blog
Featured Image: Grainy Sunset by Jan Hapke When we read the Iliad at New College Franklin, I like to spend time with my students on Homer’s similes. What we find in them is not just a way of sharing information, but a mode of inhabiting the world. Inhabiting the World A simile can simply be the artistic flourish of an author. … Continue reading Inhabiting the World through Homer: On the Homeric Simile
There was a gardener who filled his garden with plants of all kinds that he might have good food to eat throughout the long year. In that garden were fruits and vegetables, nuts, herbs, spices, and vines. He hedged his garden about with strong walls to protect it, and to each plant he gave water … Continue reading Two Fruit Trees
Mr Beach was too well bred to be inquisitive, but his eyebrows were not. ‘Ah!’ he said. ‘?’, cried the eyebrows. ‘? ? ?’ Ashe ignored the eyebrows. … Mr Beach’s eyebrows were still mutely urging him to reveal all, but Ashe directed his gaze at that portion of the room which Mr Beach did … Continue reading The Genius of P.G. Wodehouse
In Plato’s dialogues, one finds room for speculation and wonder. One also finds the discipline of logic, the presence of faith, and the need for each these modes of thinking to co-operate with one another. This helps us see why philosophy is a most serious and yet wonderful kind of play. As I embark on further graduate … Continue reading An Introduction to Philosophy, Platonic or Otherwise