Tag: Calvinism

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 103: Emily Dickinson

This episode is sponsored by the NRSV Comfort Print Bible, from Zondervan. Knowing A short biography, with excerpts from Encyclopedia Brittanica Online Our experiences with Dickinson”s work Reading “Because I could not stop for Death“ “My life had stood — a loaded gun“ “Tell all the truth but tell it Slant“ “I died for Beauty“…

The Kingdom is Near: A Reflection on the Lectionary Readings for 2 December 2012

Revised Common Lectionary Page for 2 December 2012 (First Sunday of Advent, Year C) Jeremiah 33:14-16  • Psalm 25:1-10  • 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13  • Luke 21:25-36 People who know me, in person or through the podcast, know that I’m not a Calvinist, but those folks also know that, when Calvinists are right, I’m usually ready to say they’re…

Link Elephants on Parade

How Moby-Dick prefigures Nietzsche. Alasdair Macintyre criticizes Research-I universities for not really being universities. Jay Bennet, Super-Calvinist, says, “Get the Christ out of Christmas!” A Message from your University President (parody or prophecy?) James K.A. Smith on the Secularization of Thanksgiving (a couple weeks late) John Milbank connects the secular, mediation, and the global Pentecostal…

Before the Link can Dry

Chris Heard makes a useful distinction between media of academic publication and the review process. O’Nora O’Neill reflects upon the fiftieth anniversary of C.P. Snow’s “The Two Cultures.” Roger Olson makes a case for Arminianism in the face of its Calvinist critics. David Sessions on the ten biggest Christian political media hacks (HT to Jeff…