“It Is Time for the Country to Grow Up”: On Penn State & Sports Culture

Howard Bryant of ESPN calls out American sports culture in the context of the recent Penn State football sanctions: Penn State lost its fun and games, its diversion. It lost a fictionalized version of itself and its fallen, iconic coach. It lost numbers in a record book and money from its wallet. The sanctions against [Read More...]

The Link 10.9.09: Ravi Zacharias Media, No Cookies for Harvard, and Missional Christology

1. Let me say a public thank-you to those of you who are responding (overwhelmingly!) to the call for BibleMesh beta-testers.  You have until this coming Monday, October 12 at 12pm to send me your email. 2. The Ravi Zacharias media is up and is free.  You can watch his lecture, his chapel address, and [Read More...]

The Link 6.19.2009

1. Mark Driscoll and Rick Melson discuss the new Resurgence training center.  Cool training model.  Some of the profs featured in it are to the right (in case you couldn’t tell). 2. W. Bradford Wilcox of National Review has a great article up on “Five Myths of Manhood”.  Interesting stat: for all the talk about [Read More...]

Making Men Moral: A Conversation with Robby George, David Novak, Jeal Belke Elshtain, and Harry Poe

In the evening panel session, a number of the conference’s speaker held a conversation about the topics covered in the conference. The conversation began with stories about Richard John Neuhaus. who was to have spoken at the conference and only very recently passed away.  Father Neuhaus helmed the influential magazine First Things and led the [Read More...]


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