Perhaps no era of biblical interpretation is less appreciated than the Middle Ages. After all, weren’t the medievals at best just perpetuators of patristic readings, and at worst the most unbounded and fantastic of allegorists?[…]
Every year in the US, more young people leave the churches in which they were raised, sometimes abandoning religious faith altogether and becoming what the pollsters call “Nones.” Even within these churches, those young folk[…]
David Grubbs talks with Michial Farmer and Nathan Gilmour about the recent essay “How Podcasting Hurts Preaching” from Christianity Today.
God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life, Evangelical. You’ve accepted Jesus as your personal Lord and Savior, been born again, and washed in the blood! So now make sure that you[…]
The difference between Eastern and Western traditions of Christianity is made visible by many marks, but none more distinctly than the Eastern icon. Their regular visual style, following ancient and set patterns, pulls against the[…]
Marie Hause, Heather Elliot Neill, and Victoria Reynolds Farmer explore the world of the cartoon television show My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. Topics include children’s culture, subversive femininity, and bronies. Listen here! Knowing[…]
For a while now, there’s been in American Evangelicalism a growing sense that not all is well, that we have drifted, that we have lost touch with our world and ourselves. In our time, as[…]
David Grubbs talks with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about seminar-style classrooms. The Art of the Follow-Up Question
Nathan Gilmour leads Michial Farmer and David Grubbs in a discussion of the academic lecture–an endangered species? Lecture Me. Really. Should Colleges Really Eliminate the College Lecture?
Ora et labora: Pray and work. This directive has ordered the life of Benedictine monastics for centuries, each day’s rhythm of worship and toil shaping the soul toward love and humility. But this Benedictine life[…]