My latest for CiRCE tackles the idea that tools are morally neutral and that Christians need to redeem every last banal, insipid waste of time the world throws at us.
My latest for CiRCE is about all the baggage that old things have.
My latest for CiRCE is a eulogy for Alex Trebek, who died yesterday at the age of 80.
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My thoughts on the election are posted on the CiRCE website, but I am making them available in full here, as well: Man was created to seek glory. He was created to love the glory of God and to mirror God’s glory through the pursuit of beauty, truth, goodness, and holiness. The glory of manContinue reading “Election Day Thoughts”
I am pleased to announce that The 25th: New and Selected Christmas Essays is now available on the CiRCE website and on Amazon. While you’re waiting for The 25th to ship, join the prestigious, elite, and by-no-means massive group of people who have read Blasphemers, my short story collection.
My latest for CiRCE concerns the place of contemporary Christian music in classical Christian schools. Is it enough that a book, song, or record be “Christian”? Or, do classical Christian schools have a higher standard than “mere Christianity”? If classical schools have a higher standard than “mere Christianity,” why? And what is that standard?
In October, I will deliver a lecture entitled “The Classical Christian War on Competence” at the CiRCE Online Conference. The lecture will center on four subjects: classical writing programs, the Grammy Awards, kidnap-victim Jaycee Lee Dugard, and the following proverb of Nicolás Gómez Dávila: “Modern man is a prisoner who thinks he is free becauseContinue reading “Speaking Engagement”
My latest for CiRCE argues that bumping elbows is silly. If we cannot shake hands, we should do the sensible, traditional, meaningful thing and bow to one another.
For everyone who helped give Proverbial a perfect score on Apple after eighty ratings, thank you.