Tag: David Brooks

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #104: Intellectuals

General Introduction – More weather talk – Feed problems Not Etymology but History – David turns to the OED – The Enlightenment – Byron’s parody – Intellectual vs. physical – Other terms and overlaps Intellectual, Scholar, Academic, Man of Letters – Defined against one another – Ranges of interests – Career tracks – Levels of…

So-Sage Links

On the need for discrimination and prejudice in arts criticism. Paul Williams pleads the case for Sunday School. Claes G. Wyn calls for enduring resolve in the culture wars. Stanley Fish examines the recent Supreme Court decision on funeral protests. Social science returns to a sort of humanism. Teacher-baiting and the decline of democracy. How…