Category Archives: Teaching

Being Benedict or Daring Daniel?

It’s always good to hear that Rod Dreher’s “Benedict Option” still hangs in the religious consciousness, if only amongst those on Twitter or fortunate enough to the Dreher speak.  Leah Libresco has a great new book on the concept, giving … Continue reading

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A Key with Which to See

What I appreciate most about Oliver O’Donovan’s Self, World, and Time (which I have mentioned here and here) is its assertion that the way we live life matters.  This, I imagine, sounds like a no-brainer to most.  Ours is a … Continue reading

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O’Donovan and the Good Place

Back in June I posted a couple of entries having to do with the opening pages of Oliver O’Donovan’s Self, World, and Time, which is the first entry in his “Ethics as Theology” series.  I finally finished the trilogy and … Continue reading

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Arks and Airplanes

It’s always interesting when a comic strip attempts biblical allusion.  WuMo gave it a try today, which means it was on the opening slide for today’s New Testament class.  It got some chuckles as the students walked into the room. … Continue reading

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Non-Transferable Time

This morning I had my first weekday up of coffee since students returned to the classroom.  Granted, it’s because I’m trying for a more hot tea-centric morning, but still.  It was also half a cup.  Which brings to mind this … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: All the Nothing You Want

Well, the hurricane weakened a great deal before it finally made it’s way north and west.  And so we haven’t had as much wind or rain as initially predicted (though it’s now a steady drizzle outside with the occasional burst … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Panic

Sally freaks out because school is just three weeks away in her world.  In mine, school has been in session for about three weeks.  Today was our first holiday: Statehood Day.  I spent the morning relaxing and the afternoon getting … Continue reading

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