A short essay of mine is up this week at Huffington Post Religion, ON Scripture, and Day1. Entitled, “The Money Lie: Consumerism’s Empty Promise” it’s a commentary on Philippians 3:17-4:1, the Epistle lectionary reading for this coming Sunday, Lent II. I’ll post the intro below, and I invite you to click over to the other sites for the full piece. […]
An essay of mine went up today at the BTS Center’s Bearings blog. In it, I explore the narratives around financial success schemes, personal agency, and the great movie The Big Short. Check it out by clicking here, or on the image below.
“Worldview” is one of those handy words that seems somewhat sophisticated….except that, it isn’t.
I’m not sure what constitutes the official “end of summer” these days, but I think it’s here for me. Faculty workshops have replaced writing time. Syllabus prep has replaced reading time. New, longer lists of to-dos have replaced my unfinished lists of summer projects. Ready or not, it’s back to school…
If no boss is ever going to require employees to write an essay, why should professors assign them?