Virtual Road Trip + A Quick School Update

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A book is meant to create a conversation between writer and reader. A good book can spark conversations that echo far beyond its pages. By nature of its form and function, a book with 40,000 or more words (Victor Hugo's Les Miserables clocks in at over 500,000 words) is an extended meditation on a subject or theme.The form and function of a blog post is an entirely different critter. Most blog posts are 500-1,000 words in length. They have pictures, hyperlinks, and most have comments … [Read more...]

An Unexpected New Season Begins

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In 2012, I wrote a post for Christianity Today's Her.meneutics blog entitled, "When Higher Education Is Neither: Why Should I Earn A Degree?" In it, I explained my lifestyle of learning, as well as the longstanding truce I'd made my my decision not to complete college: I found myself back on staff at an evangelical college and seminary when my youngest son finished high school. There it was again, a new variation of the Question, being asked of me by various coworkers and a few students: "Why … [Read more...]


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