Category Archives: School

Grace in German Class

We received our tests back for my German class this week. Because the grades were a bit lower than the professor wanted, she proceeded to announce that we could correct our tests and receive a curve once we turned our … Continue reading

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Does it matter if I get in? (the sequel)

Yesterday, I was contemplating not even going to graduate school if that was not in accord with the Divine decision on the matter. Later that evening, however, I became obsessed with determining whether or not I got in. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Does it matter if I get in?

I have committed the cardinal sin of applying to gradschools: I only applied to one. Two programs, but still only one school. Now, I’m starting to get nervous.ยน Some students have already heard back from the school. I, on the … Continue reading

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Dedication

My undergraduate honors thesis is dedicated to the least of these. There is at least a part of me that wanted to write this thesis so that those who read it would be convinced to help the distant destitute. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Partialism

Given the fact that much of the world lives in crippling poverty and given the fact that we are to associate the least of these with Jesus, how can there be a justified expression of partialism? How can I favor … Continue reading

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Statistics and the Least of These

On my way to my stat. lab this morning, I was thinking about statistics and how they relate to talking about the least of these. The back of my recently received T-shirt reads, “There are approximately 27 million slaves worldwide.” … Continue reading

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Thesis Thoughts

Empathic elation is the joy that is felt when an observer succeeds in relieving the distress of a victim. This was a good idea (by that I mean that I’m glad God decided to put empathy in the package of … Continue reading

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