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Slouching Toward 2019
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A Foreign Widow, Seduction, and the Book of Ruth
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Teach Us to Care and Not to Care
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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
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Why the Liberal Arts Matter
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A More Plausible God
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February 04, 2018
Keeping Hope Alive
The theme of a philosophy conference that I attended a couple of years ago was...
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A Lonely Pawn
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