The Big Ten

A couple days late… The top ten posts of February: Is It Time for an Evangelical “Divorce”? Best of The Pietist Schoolman: A Tribute to G.W. Carlson If You Value Academic Freedom, Consider Signing This Petition The Spread of Technology Since 1900 “I Was a Stranger” (For GW) What’s Wrong with Chris(tianity) in 2016? What Qualities … More The Big Ten

The Big Ten

I’m taking the week off from blogging while I get spring courses ready, so let’s go ahead and count down the top ten posts of January: “No One Is Safe”: Larycia Hawkins Responds to Wheaton How To Survive Being a Vikings Fan “Who’s an Evangelical?” Revisited (#DocHawk Version) Why Wheaton Matters — and Why I Need … More The Big Ten

The Big Ten

Presenting the top ten posts of November: Children of the Heavenly Father Evangelical Islamophobia How to Serve a Dickensian Christmas Dinner Is College a “Home”? The Spread of Technology Since 1900 Which Country (and Continent) Dominates Each Olympic Sport? Are These the Top 25 Christian Writings? Who’s an Evangelical? What Do Evangelicals Actually Think about Refugees? … More The Big Ten

The Big Ten

Presenting the top ten posts of October: (note to self: keep inviting Anabaptists to write about sexuality and higher education…) How Peacemaking Helps Frame the Context of Anabaptism, Sexuality, and Higher Education (Jared Burkholder) The Spread of Technology since 1900 History as Stewardship of the Past The Secularization(s) of Christian Higher Education Which Country (and Continent) Dominates Each … More The Big Ten

40 for 40

Okay, let’s confront the truth: Today is not just any birthday. Today I finally turn 40. It’s no biggie. I mean, Tom Petty is 65 today. 65! (Oh, and a very happy birthday to my fellow 10/20-ers. Aragorn, Jim, Juan Gone, Snoop Dogg, et alia: it’s a privilege to share a birthday with all y’all. RIP Jerry Orbach, Dracula, Mick, and Sir … More 40 for 40

The Big Ten

It’s been another busy month at The Pietist Schoolman, as the CCCU debate continued to draw attention. The top ten posts of September: Goshen and Eastern Mennonite Leave the CCCU A Prophetic Impulse: Myron Augsburger and the Mennonite History of the CCCU (Devin Manzullo-Thomas) The Spread of Technology since 1900 Mennonites, Evangelicals, and the Sexuality Debate in … More The Big Ten

The Big Ten

It was quite an August — twice as many of you came here as in a typical month. Here were the ten most popular posts: Standing with the CCCU Mennonites, Evangelicals, and the Sexuality Debate in Christian Higher Ed (Devin Manzullo-Thomas) Quick Thoughts on Union University Withdrawing from the CCCU A Hopeful Vision for Christian … More The Big Ten

The Big Ten

This will it be for a couple of days, while I spend the weekend preparing for the launch of new look Pietist Schoolman. (In place of a That Was The Week That Was, I’ll post some links on the blog’s Facebook page.) Meanwhile, take a look back at the ten most-read posts in July: In Dubiis Libertas: Opening Up … More The Big Ten

Year Four of The Pietist Schoolman

It was four years ago Saturday that I began to blog here at The Pietist Schoolman. As ever, that anniversary leaves me humbled that so many of you take the time to read and comment! And grateful to Jared Burkholder and my other guest-bloggers for sharing their writing, especially as I’ve reduced my own blogging load a bit. For the record, here are … More Year Four of The Pietist Schoolman