Is Will-Power Good or Bad?

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. “Have nothing to…

The Sheep and the Goats

Disclaimer: The following blog post was written before I became Orthodox and is currently in the process of being re-evaluated. Moreover, the notion (implicit in this article) that an historical-critical reading of…

Empathy (Part 2)

I’m reading a fascinating book right now by Gary Small and Gigi Vorgan’s titled iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind. iBrain looks at some of the many ways that…

Food and Teleology (Nominalism IV)

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. As kingfishers…

Building for God’s Kingdom (Gnosticism & Evangelicalism Part 4)

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. “Therefore, my beloved…

Fiction and the Christian Faith

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. My dad, Michael…

Sex and the Ockhamist Revolution (Nominalism III)

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. In two…

The Ockham Revolution (Nominalism 2)

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Aquinas, Ockham and the Power of Ideas (Nominalism I)

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Gnostic Trends in the Local Church

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. “Beloved, although…

Raised a Spiritual Body (Gnosticism & Evangelicalism 3)

This article was originally published in my column at the Colson Center. It is republished here with permission. For a complete directory of all my Colson Center articles, click here. “It is…

Literary Criticism and the Biblical Worldview (Part 2)

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