Tag: university

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…

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #54: Brains in the Body

General Introduction – Facebook feedback – The podcast gains sentience – The return of CWC – Homebrewed Christianity A Practical Topic – Where do intellectuals fit into a local congregation? – Our personal experiences The Lonely Academic – Anti-intellectual congregations – Stratification by class, not geography – Hopwood envy – Churches in university towns The…

Linkle, Linkle, Little Star

The utter moral bankruptcy of national academic conferences Some tidbits from Barth on relationships between Scripture and theology Some facile, relativistic tidbits on pop music in the twenty-first century Some facile, relativistic tidbits on mercenaries in the twenty-first century A conservative critique of the Pledge of Allegiance More bad-news trends in American colleges A nice…

Link-ua Franca

Tripp Fuller issues a manifesto on seminary education. Did you hear the one about the Hegelian who went to Saint Louis? An encomium for Stanley Fish The science of self-control (and why we should have listened to Homer) The historical ignorance, philosophical illiteracy, and right-wing politics of the nü atheism Depressing news on the research-1…

Link Cadillac

Stanley Fish notes the similarities in the right-wing and left-wing criticisms of the modern university. Patrick Deneen calls for public liberal arts education, not careerist college education, for all citizens. Andrew Perrimen offers N.T. Wright as good medicine both for neo-Calvinists and for Emergents. Joanne Barkan suggests new ways to think about the “failure” of…