Category Archives: Teaching

Sunday’s Best: The Interchangeability of STEM?

Ah, Paige.  You try so hard.  Here’s today’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend. (image from gocomics.com)

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Sunday’s Best: 10% of Almost Nothing?

Here’s today’s Frazz strip by Jef Mallett.  Not exactly how you want to start the new year, and yet it definitely makes a kind of sense . . . (image from gocomics.com)

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Bringing It All Together

I’m giving a “professional development” talk at work tomorrow.  Here’s my content: I really hope things blend together well . . .

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The Question of Religious Language

Let’s start with the classic Peanuts strip that ran at gocomics.com on Christmas day: Most of us, I think, would relate a bit more with Charlie Brown, who understands the Christmas story primarily through the main images of the gospels. … Continue reading

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Advent Waiting, Christmas Celebrating

And just like that the Advent season comes to an end.  It was a good and challenging Advent season for me.  We spent the weeks between Thanksgiving and exams thinking about Advent in chapel.  My guide through much of that … Continue reading

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The Thread of Imagination

In yesterday’s post I mentioned some words and phrases that I’d been mulling over a little bit but hoped to mull over more this holiday weekend.  I think I’d like to start with the thread of imagination. Somewhere along the … Continue reading

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Unbusy: Non-Stop to Nothing

These last few weeks have been a reminder of the frustration that comes with being busier than you ever intended to be.  In the midst of it all came news of the death of Eugene Peterson, who has probably shaped … Continue reading

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