Category Archives: Famous People

Christian Americans or American Christians?

I’ve recently noticed something a little strange about the relationship between politics and Christianity, something that can be seen by looking at some of the remarks in the above video. The speaker is Dinesh D’souza, a Dartmouth graduate, former policy … Continue reading

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Barth on Jerusalem and Athens (Sect. I)

I have a certain kind of system for organizing evidence when I want to make claims about God, a kind of “christian epistemology,” if you will. I take the bible seriously but not ultimately seriously. That some proposition is asserted … Continue reading

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Jesus and Pharasaic Other

Lately, I’ve found that I’m becoming the kind of person that has an Other, a kind of conceptual (and sometimes actual) antagonist. In Otherizing someone, one perpetually takes a negative caricaturization and applies it to individuals that exhibit certain kinds … Continue reading

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To Pick Off Caterpillars

A question is raised about those angels who live with us, serving and guarding us, as to whether or not they have less joy in identity than the angels in Heaven have and whether they are hindered at all in … Continue reading

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Can you kill God?

Nietzsche says the following about Kantian and Millian ethics respectively: …many a moralist would like to exercise power and creative arbitrariness over mankind; many another, perhaps, Kant especially, gives us to understand by his morals that ‘what is estimable in … Continue reading

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On Crappy Conversations – Why do we (Christians) “freak out” over Evolution in Schools (and in general)?

This video features several Miss USA contestants attempting to answer the question, “Should evolution be taught in schools?” Their less than cogent responses have already gained them some notoriety on the internet. Their responses, however, are less interesting than the … Continue reading

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The Contagion: Perfect Love

To catch a glimpse of true love is a rare thing indeed. Today, I saw such love, and it was sight that helped me break free of my most recent pattern of addiction. The connection between these two events is … Continue reading

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