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Let’s talk about heroes.

I have heroes on my mind because I’m still thinking about Eric Metaxas’s new book, If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty… 1,353 more words

Faith And History

Procedural rights and historical imagination

In his recent post at The American ConservativeAlan Jacobs notes some anecdotes and research indicating that people often don’t mind seeing people of an enemy political group treated unfairly: 731 more words

Modern World

Scott Adams and the Abolition of Man

When he looked into the future, C.S. Lewis was afraid. Not because, looking from the past to the present, he saw disappearing all the ancient gods, fauns and wood nymphs man was surrounded  with from his earliest days. 573 more words


These are difficult days at Wheaton College, dark, discouraging days. A storm broke over our heads last December. It erupted when our colleague, Dr. Larycia Hawkins, posted comments online that some readers interpreted as equating Islam and Christianity. 2,303 more words

C. S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis' Abolition of Man, "Men Without Chests": A Critique

C.S. Lewis may very well be one of the most prolific writer’s of the 20th Century, having gained eminence through his apologetics writings (Mere Christianity… 2,683 more words


The Dubiousness of Leadership

I’ve been thinking about leadership lately. I’ve been writing lots of letters of recommendation, all of which have asked me to evaluate a student’s “potential for leadership.” I’ve also been working in a First Year program at my university, and I’ve heard a lot our “core values,” one of which is leadership. 537 more words


The Prophetic Clarity of the Abolition of Man

I return to the Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis again and again because in it Lewis saw with such prophetic clarity the grave direction of the modern/post-modern philosophical current.  783 more words

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