Here… • I had to remind myself that there’s more to “Christian higher ed” than one organization wrestling with its membership criteria. • Former Eastern Mennonite and CCCU president Myron Augsburger spoke up. • Another distinguished Christian college figure reviewed our Pietism/higher ed book. • And I shared the surprising story of three Japanese-Americans who came … More That Was The Week That Was
Here… • I realized the nerdiest dream any Christian scholar could dream: being published in Books and Culture. • Is Lamentations one of the Bible’s “most neglected” books? What other texts are in that category? • As I inched closer to the beginning of the semester, I had much less to say about Christian higher ed per se… … More That Was The Week That Was
I don’t normally use The Pietist Schoolman for Bethel business, but this morning I’m going to pass along an announcement via our department blog: We’re happy to announce that we’ve begun a job search for the newest member of our faculty: a gifted, innovative teacher committed to the mission of Bethel and able to straddle the fields of ancient/medieval and digital … More Ancient-Digital: Announcing Our Department’s New Search
How important is St. Augustine, bishop of Hippo? Let’s put it this way… I don’t write and perform parody rap videos for just any theologian-philosopher: Six years later, that lyric and video don’t seem quite as awesome as they did in the moment. But I stand by this couplet as containing some of my finest … More Happy Birthday, Augustine of Hippo!
9/8/11 – On this week’s episode of CWC: The Radio Show… Sam, Sara, Amy, and I discuss the Minnesota State Fair, disrespect for crop and seed art, the opening week of the NFL season, electric lawnmowers, and why ancient Athens looms so large over Western philosophy. Get episodes here, or click on the logo on … More This Week on CWC: The Radio Show