Is man a meaningful creature? Yes, but man is also a creature ordered unto God. The Imago Dei contextualizes the nature of human meaning. This post continues our exploration of man’s doubleness. In North America, stop signs are red octagons with the word ‘stop’ printed on them. There are variations, but, for the most part, they conform to this … Continue reading Empty Signs? Images and Originals Part VI.B
While it is true, I edit and revise and craft my writing. These are yet rough drafts and for several reasons. They are preparation for possible books which I like to pretend will exist one day. I would not consider them in final form in which all copy editing is done clarity is achieved … Continue reading Rough Drafts, A Misnomer?
We have begun to explore how man is a double creature, a being who is natural and yet transcendent. The last post listed a number of ways in which this might be the case. This post will begin to explore numbers 2, 3, and 7. We can do this by first asking: What does ‘poetry’ … Continue reading The Poetic Creature: Images and Originals Part VI.A
I am getting pretty excited to walk through some of this quarter’s readings with the students. The Phaedo, Plato Euthyphro, Plato On the Incarnation, Athanasius The Brothers Karamazov, Dostoevsky Prometheus Bound, Aeschylus Meno, Plato Theatetus, Plato Reflections on the Right Use of School Studies, Weil The greatness of some of these readings is in their … Continue reading Pascha Term 2015 Approaches
Not Every Post Will be So Dang Complicated. I just need to get it out of my system and get some of the fundamentals down. Continue reading A Promise to my Readers
“When I am empty, I am. When I am full; I am not. What am I?” — Answere: hole “I am what I am not. You cannot see me. Yet you look at me to see. What am I?” — Answer: A Mirror Have you grown weary of our journey into doubleness? I hope not, but I … Continue reading Man as Double: Images and Originals Part VI
There is nothing like a good examination of conscience. I say this in a very different spirit than that of one who has just enjoyed a homemade meal. And yet, after all is said and done, I have been nourished. On the daily commute, I listen to audio books, and it so happens that I recently began … Continue reading Lent, Jonathan Edwards & The Freedom of Conviction