More Biola

William Stuntz over at TCS has an interesting article on the hottest Senate race in the country–Daschle vs. Thune. Over 50 million bucks have been spent on the race between the two candidates. RealClearPolitics.com has Thune with a slight lead...

/ October 31, 2004

Under the Microscope…

This makes three times in the last year a major news organization has infiltrated “the bubble.” My alma mater, Biola, was featured in this article in the La Times. The first was a radio story on the BBC (one that...

/ October 30, 2004

Irrigating Deserts

As mentioned previously, I teach homeschoolers in a modified “great books” program. Right now we are reading C.S. Lewis’s Abolition of Man. It is, in many ways, Lewis argues that contemporary (to him) eduational philosophy makes students adopt two basic...

/ October 26, 2004

A Man among us…

Not “That” Man. This man. 6 innings on a pieced together ankle in what was possibly his last World Series start (this year). Gutsy. Just plain gutsy. It’s amazing to see a pitcher who won’t let his team lose, as...

/ October 24, 2004

Integrity, integrity…….uh……integrity?

The potential bomb the blogosphere has been abuzz with has landed. Suddenly in question is this quote, made by Kerry in the second presidential debate: “This president hasn’t listened. I went to meet with the members of the Security Council...

/ October 24, 2004

Evangelicals and Gnosticism Continued

Once again, I’ll move this out of comments on to the main page. Why? Because I’m wordy. Jim said: “You were surprised that such a bright student could hold a Gnostic belief; but does it really make a practical difference...

/ October 24, 2004

The Body and Christianity: A Reply to A Reader

Jim, As always, good thoughts and questions. “Mr. Chesterton, in all fairness to your students, Paul’s words on the subject (especially 1 Corinthians 15) aren’t perfectly clear.” I realize Paul isn’t perfectly clear. The historical Christian tradition, however, is. Out...

/ October 23, 2004

C.S. Lewis on Property Dualism

C.S. Lewis’s sermon “Transposition” contains in it an excellent layman’s summary of what is now known as property/substance dualism. The fundamental principle of “Transposition” is that “higher mediums” can’t be transposed/represented by “lower mediums” without the loss of something. The...

/ October 20, 2004

Devestating Video about John Kerry

Check out this video on John Kerry. It is, at the very least, interesting. It is a montage of Kerry clips on issues surrounding Iraq, some taken from the first war. One wonders how many were taken out of context–assuredly,...

/ August 10, 2004

Who was M. Regulus? (And why don’t we care?)

In prep for my classes next semester, I picked up The City of God today and started what will have to a be a very fast read. It’s been a while since I was in Augustine so I was a...

/ July 18, 2004