David Russell Mosley chats with ESN about writing a novel and a PhD thesis at the same time, publishing them both for a wider audience, and why beauty matters for Christian academics.
One of the benefits of teaching a computer how to do a task like composing music is that it forces us to really understand both how we ourselves accomplish that task and how we know when we’ve succeeded.
The Christian church has left a profound impact on the world’s culture, at some times operating from a position of power, at others acting from the margins of society.
Act III of Shakespeare’s King Lear gets to me every time.
I hope that Christian scholars will be emboldened to excel in their work while wholly immersing themselves in the story of God. Integrating faith and scholarship is difficult in many fields. We haven’t always been very imaginative in how we’ve undertaken that. We should do all we can to nurture conversation and push the frontiers of thought in that connection.