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Interview: Why Christians Should Read the Great Books

A recent post here resulted in an invitation to appear on the Research on Religion podcast. Host Tony Gill was intrigued by my applying lessons from Plato to dining at Applebee’s in the 21st century. We recorded the interview last … Continue reading

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“That’s Not In the Bible!”

There’s an interesting post over on CNN’s Religion blog concerning sayings many people assume are in the Bible but actually are not. Most of these phantom quotations have been debunked repeatedly, e.g. “God helps those who help themselves.” However, the … Continue reading

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On Reading the Bible Literally

An interesting but somewhat confusing editorial by John Wilson of Books and Culture magazine appeared in the Wall Street Journal yesterday. Wilson’s topic was the recent controversy at Calvin College over a professor who had been asked to leave his … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t the Bible in the Great Books Collection?

I’ve been plugging along for several weeks now on this plan to read through the Great Books collection in seven years. By now some people might have noticed that for a series that is supposed to contain the most essential … Continue reading

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