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*Posted by Winston Hottman I’m one of those people who cannot see a movie first if there is a book behind it. And so in preparation of the theater release of The Great Gatsby, I decided to pick up the … Continue reading
*Posted by Barry Creamer Let’s get the basics out of the way. Hermeneutics is about how to interpret texts. Interpreting texts is about finding (a deliberately ambiguous term) meaning in a text. For many people, the meaning of a text … Continue reading
*Posted by Barry Creamer Carl Lewis used to be the Usain Bolt of track and field. His sprint speed and long jump distances could embarrass the competition. It seems I remember a story he told back then of his commitment … Continue reading
*Posted by Joe Wooddell (Note: After reading this post I hope readers will give their own recommendations for hard things to read.) In 2008 two teenage authors (Alex and Bret Harris) published a book entitled Do Hard Things: A Teenage … Continue reading
*Posted by Barry Creamer One of my favorite poems of all time is John Donne’s Holy Sonnet 14. I was exposed to it as an undergraduate student and found myself compelled to read it until, at last, it made sense … Continue reading
*Posted by Winston Hottman The following was composed by the 17th century English poet George Herbert: LOVE bade me welcome; yet my soul drew back, Guilty of dust and sin. But quick-eyed Love, observing me grow slack From my first … Continue reading
Dr. Barry Creamer explains why and how Christians should read outside the Bible.
*Posted by Kirk Spencer For anger slays the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple; I have seen the foolish taking root, but suddenly his house was cursed… For hardship does not spring from the soil, nor does trouble sprout … Continue reading