That Was The Week That Was

Apart from an Anxious Bench post on the new Christians Against Christian Nationalism statement, I took the week off from blogging to finish moving into my new office and to read through several years’ worth of Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s diaries and letters. Elsewhere: • If you can see any shades of gray on the debate over abortion, you’ll want … More That Was The Week That Was

My Summer Soundtrack

With Vacation Bible School and an adult Sunday School class completed and my fall textbooks ordered, today is the first full day of my summer break. For the next two months, you’ll probably find me spending my mornings in a variety of St. Paul area coffee shops, reading and writing on my MacBook as music … More My Summer Soundtrack

The Recent Soundtrack of This Blog: Jason Isbell

Today I thought I’d borrow a trick from philosopher Jamie Smith, one of my “indispensable Christian academics” on Twitter. In his books he not only acknowledges family, friends, and editors, but musicians whose recordings have been in the background of his writing. We are what we love (as Smith’s newest book reminds us), so while I don’t know what difference … More The Recent Soundtrack of This Blog: Jason Isbell