With summer unfolding, I thought that it would be good to go the direction of Read…Quote…Reflect, beginning with a series on “Balm in Gilead: A Theological Dialogue with Marilynne Robinson” – an InterVarsity Press publication resulting from the 2018 Wheaton Theology Conference.
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.
Over the weekend, I started reading Stephen Carter’s The Emperor of Ocean Park. Carter, a law professor at Yale, made his name with nonfiction books like The Culture of Disbelief, and he also wrote a column for Christianity Today for several years. He’s now successfully transitioned into a career as a bestselling novelist. The novel’s […]
In A Great Man, Dumbledore, Rob Jenkins, an associate professor of English and director of the Writers Institute at Georgia Perimeter College, proposes Albus Dumbledore, headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, might just be the greatest academic administrator of all time. … Of course, not everybody can be a Dumbledore, but two-year college […]
Welcome to this week’s Week in Review! If you have your own link or suggestion, please add it to the comments, or email it to Tom or Mike. From Tom 1. Another piece to throw into our technology conversation: How about teaching naked, i.e., sans machines? Do you agree with José A. Bowen, dean of […]