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lit! · 2W ago

Try to be objective about this

“...without a subject, nothing at all would exist to confront objects, and to imagine them as such. True, this implies that every object, everything ‘objective’—in being merely objectivized ...
lit! · 4W ago

Hell, Freedom, and the Predestinating Gospel

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy: But what about HELL? This is always the first question posed when confronted with Robert W. Jenson’s understanding of the gospel as unconditional pro...
lit! · 1M ago

When You’re Certain You’re Right

Is it possible to know you’re right on a controversial subject and not be proud? Are certainty and pride just peas in the same pod? Is it possible to believe in a position, stance, doctrine,...
lit! · 2M ago

Prague Postcard: Alfons Mucha Stained Glass Window

In Saint Vitus Cathedral, Prague. Read about the Mucha stained glass here. I also got to visit the Mucha Museum while I was in Prague, but was not able to see his Slav Epic at the National G...
lit! · 2M ago

Prague Postcard: Jan Hus Memorial

Prague is an amazing city. Mostly, look at the two photos. What follows is a newbie’s expression of a few things he’s just learned while here in Prague. Apparently, the Jan Hus Memorial, pic...
lit! · 3M ago

An Important Reason Why Podcasts Are More Popular Than The News Media

You're stuck and helpless without Them. Really. Except you're not. Continue reading →
lit! · 3M ago

GOP Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska Explains Why The News Media is Not The Enemy

I thought this was worth the tedious process of transcribing from a DVR. On CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper today, Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska countered President Trump...
lit! · 3M ago

From The Lapham’s Quarterly on Fear

“Fear first made gods in the world.” — Statius  Read about Statius: under: Christian Humanism
lit! · 3M ago

Political Heroes

Written in 1992, resonant today: “[B]y the end of the eighteenth century a whole new type of public figure had to be invented: individuals who could—as Mussolini would have it—make the train...
lit! · 4M ago

Globally, Women Are More Likely Than Men to be Religious, Pew Research Center Data Says

Pew Research Center data says men are more likely to be atheists. Here are the graphics. Continue reading →