Monthly Archives: April 2018

A Dialogue Not Recorded By Plato

I waited until the other aristocrats stopped asking him questions and then, while the fire still burned and before the mind had gotten dull enough to fall asleep, I came and asked him something that had been on my mind … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The History Of The English Language, Part 3

Great Courses:  The History Of The English Language, Part 3, taught by Professor Seth Lerer A course that began with a great deal of interest and promise ends in a somewhat strange place.  I do not say that this course … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The History Of The English Language: Part 2

Great Courses:  The History Of The English Language:  Part 2, taught by Professor Seth Lerer I must admit that I found this particular set of lectures to be pretty fascinating, but that is not a surprise given my fondness for … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The History Of The English Language: Part 1

Great Courses:  The History Of The English Language:  Part 1, taught by Professor Seth Lerer This course began in such a way that I was left pretty encouraged about how it would turn out.  Admittedly, this is a course designed … Continue reading

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Barques

Are we not all like captains of some tiny little barque, cast adrift in a great, lonely sea?  We are headed to points unknown, flying in fear from where we have been and hoping that we will find safe harbor … Continue reading

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Book Review: Unified

Unified:  How Our Unlikely Friendship Gave Us Hope For A Divided Country, by Senator Tim Scott & Congressman Trey Gowdy [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Blog Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This … Continue reading

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Book Review: All My Friends Are Still Dead

All My Friends Are Still Dead, by Avery Monsen & Jory John Having read a book by the authors before, I had a good idea of what to expect in this volume and found the book to continue where the … Continue reading

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Book Review: All My Friends Are Dead

All My Friends Are Dead, by Avery Monsen & Jory John This is a book that has a touching but somewhat unsettling combination of poignancy and humor, which is all the more intriguing given the book’s subject matter.  As is … Continue reading

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The Exercise Of Authority In 1 Clement

When we are seeking to understand the past as a way of justifying how things ought to work, we often find that what we are looking at is far more complex than we may first thought.  We have already seen … Continue reading

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Who Killed The Door?

I started to press the pad on the door and then I stopped.  I had an idea in mind and I tried it out.  It worked to no surprise and the door opened without me having to type in the … Continue reading

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