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Bringing the Book to Life.

Now that we’ve essentially killed an author or two (read the previous two blogs…), it’s time to bring the book to life. 

Or well… at least bring my project to life.  905 more words

A Christian Philosophy of Education

I was reading George Knight’s classic Philosophy and Education on a recent flight from Charlotte to Memphis when Paul, a young man in the seat beside me, struck up a conversation. 1,560 more words

Medicine And Science

installing our metanarrative

And there, in the vast, hollow space erupting between us

We no longer speak to learn but only to elevate ourselves

Sweetness, evacuated – at what point I cannot remember… 382 more words

Broken Girl Cured by Love: On Tropes and the Lies They Tell

Author’s Note: For the past few days I’ve been in Tennessee at a workshop hosted by Madcap Retreats about writing cross culturally. It was an incredible, eye-opening experience, and I’m only sharing a snippet of what I learned there, so I highly recommend you participate in one of their workshops if you ever get the chance to.  1,174 more words

An Anti-Totalizing Metanarrative?

“The biblical narrative thus addresses our postmodern situation with both compassion and power. But does this metanarrative escape the postmodern charge of totalization and violence? On our analysis, it does far more than that. 217 more words

Story Time

“What time is it?” It’s the question we have all asked but have we ever paused to consider what we mean by it? Of course we know what we mean by it, don’t we? 3,985 more words

Bible Study

History and the Mission of God

Around the turn of the New Year Lesslie Newbigin’s name came up a lot on this blog and even more so in my reflections. The first time I heard of him came from a staple name on this site, N.T. 3,384 more words