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January 16, 2013
Form: How a Marriage is Like a Poem (Wendell Berry)
In his 1982 essay "Poetry and Marriage: The Use of Old Forms," Wendell Berry used...
December 10, 2012
The Wily Work of the Gibeonites
Several years ago I preached a sermon on Joshua 9, a chapter my Bible titles,...
December 03, 2012
Doing Theology with Monteverdi
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) was an Italian composer whose music, both secular and sacred, was influential...
November 27, 2012
Giles of Viterbo: The Humanist Scholastic
The Commentary on the Sentences of Petrus Lombardus, by Giles of Viterbo. Giles of...
November 05, 2012
In Defense of Cinderella: The Dress
I have a near-three-year-old girl...
October 25, 2012
General Honors 1920 and Torrey Honors 2012
In the Torrey Honors Institute we read Western classics; then we sit in a circle...
October 23, 2012
Progress for the Sake of…
As I was driving around LA the other day listening to NPR, two stories run...
October 03, 2012
Some Poetry with Your Haircut, Sir?
I like vintage barber shops. Ever since I was a boy, they have been part...
August 14, 2012
God the Father’s Sons and Offspring
I've been reading about the doctrine...
August 06, 2012
Remembering the Samwise’s of the World
As you certainly know, Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, recently died. Unfortunately,...
July 16, 2012
How to Discuss:
Wheatstone's summer conference just ended. We had a week of great seminars, workshops, cultural events,...
July 11, 2012
Becoming a Christian
Little of the growth in my life comes from learning something new. Instead, it comes...
July 02, 2012
The Need to Work
Another school year has come and gone and summer is now in full swing. In...
June 18, 2012
Readings on the Trinity (Class Outline)
This is the book list, with short annotations, for a class I teach on the...
June 10, 2012
A Noble Risk
The Making of a Wheatstone Conference Theme
Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of...
May 28, 2012
What I learned from John Mark Reynolds
I can still recall the day, seventeen years ago. We were introduced one Sunday by...
May 21, 2012
An Invitation to Education
Most people, if they think about it, probably live their life around some kind of...
May 14, 2012
How to Teach Salvation: Three Mysteries
There are three great mysteries in Christian theology: the Trinity, the incarnation, and the atonement. These...
May 07, 2012
Proving the Resurrection
I’ll admit it. I’m skeptical about attempts to prove the existence of God or, indeed,...
April 30, 2012
It’s Been Said.
There was a sweet, confusing couple of years when the Inklings et al. suddenly spoke...
April 23, 2012
Learning from William Ames
They called him by the Latin name Guilliamus Amesius, but if we talk about...
March 05, 2012
As most of you know, we are nearly two weeks into Lent, that forty day...
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