Archive for August, 2011

Science and Law in the Pentateuch

Law is explicit or implicit on nearly every page of the Pentateuch.  When the God of Genesis takes his lawful rest on the Sabbath, the creation stands in orderly distinction to the darkness and watery chaos from which it was called forth.  Discrete regular phenomena in the natural realm are the reflection of a moral […]

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Public Speaking

Knowing who you are is important, but in many situations it is also important to be able to express yourself in a way that communicates publicly.  Delivery, in speaking before an audience, is the process of being who you are while everybody is watching.  In fact, we often find out who we are in situations that […]

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All Shook Up: Music, Passion, and Politics

All Shook Up: Music, Passion, and Politics. By Carson Holloway. Originally published in The New Oxford Review Does music have any influence on character development? Rock music culture is corrosive to ideals most people wish to instill in their children, but perhaps the music can be extracted from the sexual evocation and desultory work ethic […]