Low Impact Man: A Funny Take on the Unsustainability of the “Sustainable” Life

Matt Labash of The Weekly Standard has a very funny piece up called “The Adventures of Low Impact Man”.  Some of you have heard of Colin Beavan and his efforts to live what he calls a “low impact”, non-wasteful life.  Labash takes him up on his challenge and writes an often hilarious and quite lengthy [Read More...]

Carl Trueman on How to Keep One’s Soul in the Academy

A powerful exhortation by Carl Trueman to theological students to cling to the local church from the most recent Themelios: The temptation for a theological student at this point, of course, is to make the obvious answer to this: well, I study the things of God all day long; I am hardly likely to forget [Read More...]

Carl Trueman on Christian Celebrity Culture and the Church’s Future

Westminster Seminary historical theologian Carl Trueman just posted a Reformation 21 piece on political messiahism called “Messiahs Pointing to the Door” that includes the following salvo on Christian culture: “[A]s in politics, so in religion.   The American political process, as I argued above, is simply the most dramatic example of the `great man theory of [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, September 5, 2008

1. An excellent Carl Trueman article on the temptation of professor-worship (HT:JT).  We’ve all seen this happen, but Trueman makes some good points (and is so much fun to read).  An excerpt: “The cult of professor worship is perhaps the most dangerous and reprehensible cult in the theological world.  It is no respecter of theological [Read More...]

The Week-est Link, July 4, 2008

1. The New York Times is chronicling the changes on American college campuses as professors whose careers began in the ’60s retire. Perhaps we’ll see more of an openness to conservatives in the future. One can hope so. 2. It’s Nadal-Federer in the Wimbledon final. How shocking. 3. Historical theologian (the best kind, natch) Carl [Read More...]


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