Let me be clear: as a former mission worker, I would never have done what John Allen Chau did, nor would I do it today.
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December 13, 2018
December 10, 2018
We’ve become accustomed to seeing “Breaking News” scroll across our computer screens or televisions, usually in bursting red letters, interrupting our lives on a daily, if not hourly, basis.
December 6, 2018
As a theologian who has done fieldwork in conflict zones and written on risk, my first response upon reading about John Allen Chau’s death at
December 3, 2018
November 29, 2018
"So Joseph stored up grain in such abundance—like the sand of the sea—that he stopped measuring it; it was beyond measure." -Genesis 41:49
November 26, 2018
“Freedom is the will to be responsible for ourselves.” -Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols (Götzendämmerung)
November 22, 2018
Ed. Note: This past Sunday was the 40th anniversary of the deaths in Jonestown, Guyana, November 18, 1978.
November 19, 2018
A dimension of our public life that is in one respect readily sighted yet in another perhaps too easily slighted is the repetitive nature of certain specific forms of violence and violation that disrupt civic life.
November 15, 2018
Breaking up is always hard. But breaking off a decade-long relationship is especially difficult.
November 12, 2018
Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy, Michael Oakeshott, Paul Ricoeur, Jose Ortega y Gasset, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty are a few names of thinkers-about-history who have influenced me and whose books form so
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