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My review of Arthur Melzer's new Straussian book on esotericism

Here is a pre-publication version of my review of Arthur Melzer’s Philosophy Between the Lines: The Lost History of Esoteric Writing (Chicago, 2014).

Melzer’s book is the best defence of Straussian esoteric interpretation yet written. 143 more words


Gordon Lynch: "Why Should Theologians and Scholars of Religion Study Popular Culture?" [A Critical Review]

In this article Gordon Lynch notes the rising interest among academics in exploring theological and religious aspects of popular culture. Lynch realises, due to the decline in the influence of religious institutions and the subsequent depreciation of theological and religious study, this interest could be an attempt by academics to ‘rebrand’ themselves for the contemporary market. 544 more words

Reading Between The Lines

writing, "Wake Forest Today" and connecting with this community

Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is pleasing, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.

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Live Like You Mean It

Writing between the Lines

A thought occurred to me tonight as I was watching another episode of the X-Files.  I was “reading between the lines”  of a dialog between Scully and Mulder, when it dawned on me that part of the art of writing is to write between the lines, i.e. 96 more words


Reading Between the Lines by Katrina Abbott (Book 4)

**Before reading this review, make sure you have read Taking the Reins (Book 1), Masquerade (Book 2), and Playing the Part (Book 3) in the Rosewood Series. 363 more words

Book Review

Reading Between the Lines

This is the Post for March 11, 2014.  I will be traveling on that day.

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t being said.  

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The idea of 'self'

Self portrait is a unique theme in photography, usually one that is personal to the photographer. Items and objects when used to represent something can promote self reflection and self investigation through photography. 570 more words