Greek is Regular; Greek is Fun: Memory, Science, and the Face of God

Adapted from a talk given for Perspective Student Weekend at New College Franklin, Spring 2017  There are times when a song is in my head, or more precisely, part of a song–a refrain which I repeat over and over. No matter how lovely or stirring such a refrain may be, it is imperfect apart from the whole, and … Continue reading Greek is Regular; Greek is Fun: Memory, Science, and the Face of God

A Vision of Dominion: The Quadrivium on Numbers and Naming

Arithmetic, the first of four Quadrivium subjects, sheds light on the nature of our humanity. When contextualized by scripture, this study can even assist us in the task of realizing the true meaning dominion. Arithmetic Arithmetic is the study of number. While it concerns counting, adding, and subtracting, it is ultimately about the meaning of unity and relationship. This is one … Continue reading A Vision of Dominion: The Quadrivium on Numbers and Naming

Groundbreaking Research Upholds Common Consensus, Shakespeare Truly One of the Best

In groundbreaking work, Senior Ashley Pasely claims that Shakespeare may have been one of the English Language’s “most important authors.” Citing heretofore little known studies, using statistical data from surveys, and her own finely developed “intuition for good writing,” Tennessee college graduate claims Shakespeare to be “a writer of important things which are both deep … Continue reading Groundbreaking Research Upholds Common Consensus, Shakespeare Truly One of the Best