Pickup Basketball, Ethical Fabrics, and the “Larry Bird” Moment

My erstwhile blog partner Stanley Fish has just written a post called “My Life on the Court” for the NYT on how much he loves basketball.  I found it quite enjoyable, and you might too, especially if you enjoy pickup basketball. Fish’s love affair with basketball: “I have been playing basketball since I was seven [Read More...]

Stanley Fish on the Drama of Redemption

In a moving and surprisingly orthodox (even evangelical) piece on the downturn called “Faith and Deficits,”  literary theorist and anti-foundationalist Stanley Fish of Florida International University offers the following words on debt and forgiveness: “The same message, of debts forgiven before you ask, is delivered (with less cheer) by George Herbert’s great poem, “Redemption,” a [Read More...]

Pastor Calls for More Sex; Celebrity “Rehab”?

I’ve been websurfing a bit this morning, and I can’t limit myself to citing just one article.  So here are a number of especially compelling pieces for you to check out: 1.  Stanley Fish just wrote an interesting piece on academic freedom for the New York Times.  Quick excerpt: “Indeed, to emphasize the “personal” is [Read More...]


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