Ever since this blog started in June 2011, it has used the same WordPress theme. Described as “a classic and popular magazine-style theme that has withstood the test of time,” I liked The Morning After because it squared with my preference for a multi-column, magazine-like look that would make it easy for readers to find posts other than the … More Help Me Pick a New Look for The Pietist Schoolman!
Here… • “Here I stand, I can do no other… That’s how Playmobil designed me!” • Remembering a dear friend reminded me why I love the church. • The American freshman of 2014: less religious, more likely to go to grad school, but otherwise a lot like her counterparts of 2004, 1994, 1984, and 1974. • This … More That Was The Week That Was
Among other projects, I’m currently helping spearhead a discussion of digital humanities at Bethel. Initially, I was most interested by the notion of helping history, philosophy, literature, and theology majors become proficient enough with computer programming that they could use digital tools to enhance the skills traditionally associated with the humanities: reading, research, critical thinking, writing, etc. That’s still a … More Why Do I Blog with a Sans Serif Font?