Category Archives: Notes for a World’s End

Attending to Tears

It’s been interesting to watch some of the theological reflection that’s been going on by the pastor-theologian branch of things in light of the coronavirus.  It is good to have people try and make sense of things.  I appreciated Wright’s … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Notes for a World's End, Scripture | Leave a comment

Walking without an Umbrella

Tonight was the first time in a while that I went out for a walk without an umbrella.  We had a beautiful sunset, which was a nice way to wrap things up before classes start.  The rest of the day … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Music, Notes for a World's End, Teaching | Leave a comment

Lamentations

TIME Magazine recently published a short piece by N. T. Wright about Our Current Moment.  The title says it so well:  Christianity Offers No Answers About the Coronavirus. It’s Not Supposed To.  “That’s not supposed to be true,” you might … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Notes for a World's End, Scripture, Teaching | Tagged | Leave a comment

Point and Counterpoint

Yesterday I posted links to a couple of articles by Yuval Levin attempting to speak intelligently about Our Current Moment from a place where ethics, economics, politics, and sociology meet.  Since then, another couple of articles have made their way … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Faith, Internet, Notes for a World's End | Leave a comment

On Hold and Keeping Place

Navigating the facts and opinions of Our Current Moment can be a daunting task: you can always choose one news source, I suppose, but that becomes it’s own echo-chamber.  So it’s nice to find sources that can give a critical … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Internet, Notes for a World's End | Leave a comment

The Long and Short of It

Scrolling through social media can be daunting and depressing in even the best of circumstances.  How much more daunting and depressing it can be in times of concern and crisis.  But it can also be of some comfort, as it … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Internet, Life in the Fifth Act, Notes for a World's End, Scripture | Tagged | Leave a comment

Devotion, Discontent, and Dissent

One of the reasons I enjoy reading books like Yuval Levin’s work on institutions is because I believe in them.  I was formed by them.  And I’ve been wounded by them (as have we all).  While I live far from … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Faith, Notes for a World's End | Leave a comment