Tag: Sports

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The Pietist Schoolman Podcast, Episode #6: Body and Soul

“Whole-person education” is one of those stock phrases within higher education that is at once meaningful and meaningless: it’s core to the mission of institutions and central to how many of us conceive our vocations; it’s also so pervasive and thinly understood as to resemble a slogan concocted by the worst of branding consultants. So in this week’s episode we…

Link Training is Just Around the Corner

Slavoj Žižek on some changes in capitalism that Karl Marx did not anticipate Some prognostications on the future of higher education in America: depressing or invigorating? College sports, Derrida, and Homer’s Iliad Kevin DeYoung on why to believe in a historical Adam James McGrath mocks Kevin DeYoung as uneducated Peter Enns offers a far more nuanced…

Statistics and Narrative: A Response to Sam Mulberry

After the Christian Humanist Podcast’s episode on sports (available via the RSS feed, if you just click on it…), Sam Mulberry of Bethel University and CWC: The Radio Show emailed us here at CHB with some very interesting thoughts on differences between sports and literature on a metaphysical level.  I’ll say in advance that, when…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #18: Sports

The music this week, at Nathan Gilmour’s request, is John Fogerty’s “Center Field.” What squadron is Fogerty’s favorite? General Introduction – A tribute to the Internet Monk – What’s on the blog? – Buy our merchandise! Our Experiences – Nathan’s seminary basketball league – The saddest story you’ve ever heard – What do we like…