Web-log, March 13, 2017

Morning Reading Micah 6:3-4 My translation: My people, what have I done to you? And how have I wearied you? Answer me! For I brought you up from the land of Egypt and from the house of bondage, and I redeemed you and sent before you Moses, Aaron, and Miriam. Weekend Our family has been caged …

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Web-log, March 11, 2017

Yesterday I spent the day driving (four hours), listening to presentations, and talking. Paul Maxwell compared Calvin and Voltaire’s determinism and approaches to theodicy. Kevin Emmert negotiated the “New Perspective on Calvin.” Kristen Mathson unpacked the concept of authority. And Ryan Fields critiqued Webster’s theological ecclesiology. All the talks I attended were excellent, even though …

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Web-log, March 10, 2017

Yesterday Yesterday I fell into a dissertation black hole, was overwhelmed with despair and quit an hour early. There are these days. What is a dissertation black hole? Here’s my explanation. At least in theology, if you write a dissertation, chances are you are a generalist. This has some very particular difficulties. One of them …

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