Archives for December 3, 2011

Some weekend miscellaneous thoughts

Yesterday I had a one-on-one lunch with sociologist Peter Berger.  He invited me to lunch with him to discuss Calvinism. We had a very good discussion for about 90 minutes. I've known of Berger's work in sociology of knowledge and secularization theory for many years and was delighted to meet him and talk with him. He feels as I do about Calvinism (at least five point Calvinism). He's Lutheran and, by his own admission, somewhat liberal theologically. I did my best to inform him about the social … [Read more...]