By Stewart Clem How do we know that God cares about architecture? Perhaps the clearest answer is found in the book of Exodus. In fact, most of the second half of the book consists of the Lord’s instructions ... Read More...
By George Sumner Strive to enter through the narrow gate. Sometimes history and culture come to cast a question in a different light. The late George Lindbeck, my Doktorvater, once commented that in the pre-modern period Christians routinely assumed that the... Read More...
Watching Mister Rogers with my children is a constant reminder of how impoverished our culture can be when it comes to childhood.
As much as we would have it be otherwise, we, as Christians, really cannot rely on “nature” to provide an answer to many ethical questions. We are a people united in our belief that our human nature is beloved and capable of union with the divine, but what precisely human nature is, is a truly complicated question.
Technology presents us with opportunities, but also significant challenges.
Damasio’s presentation of recent findings in evolutionary brain science bears significantly on epistemology, ethics, and eschatology.
Those who care deeply about the fate of the planet would do worse than to take Tolkien’s Elves as their model, building communities marked by artistry, craftsmanship, husbandry, wisdom, and delight. This will involve equal parts remembering, stability, humility, and self-denial.