Find Wisdom at Rivendell

I was introduced to the leaders of the Rivendell Institute in the summer after my sophomore year at Stanford. ┬áI was, by then, majoring in philosophy and religious studies, and working in both departments with men and women who had devoted decades of their lives to justifying intellectually their agnosticism or atheism — or, at [Read More…]

The Accidental Radical: A Conversation with Richard Foster, the Wisdom Chaser

I’m sorry to have posted sparsely this week. My newborn is facing some health complications — yet she seems, thankfully, to be pulling through. (You may also note that there are some changes to the blog, including the URL. We have a redirect established, but please take the time now to update your bookmarks or [Read More…]

What Ever Happened to Wisdom?

I planned to write a piece today on the institution of marriage, but I’m attending a conference of sorts (I’m not exactly sure what this is) and the hours slipped through my over-caffeinated fingers. ┬áInstead I’ll offer an off-the-cuff reflection on the beauty and the precious rarity — especially in this age — of wisdom. [Read More…]