Alasdair Macintyre On Rights and Protest: Are We Just Talking To Ourselves?

In keeping with the conversation at bay, MacIntyre’s words on protest are fitting. In his seminal work “After Virtue” he focuses on arguing how and why the “Enlightenment project” failed. Essentially it is because the modern period has stripped away from humanity any social context in which to couch morality and instead focused solely onContinue reading “Alasdair Macintyre On Rights and Protest: Are We Just Talking To Ourselves?”

The Yes and No of Protest: When Symbols Don’t Align With Our Reality

Much gets said about protest, some people like protesting and fill their lives with it, some have extremely negative feelings and argue it’s a waste of time and something Christians should not do. I’d like to briefly discuss what it means to be focused on the “Yes” of Protest as a Christian community that givesContinue reading “The Yes and No of Protest: When Symbols Don’t Align With Our Reality”

Daily Scribe Jamboree October 6, 2006

Here we find ourselves finally in October, my favorite month of the year (mainly for selfish reasons). Some good things about October are the fall (which typically means leaves turning beautiful vibrant colors), cleveland browns football, oktoberfests, halloween, (my birthday), and the return of cooler weather. However, in LA there are a couple of thingsContinue reading “Daily Scribe Jamboree October 6, 2006”

An Iraq Exit Strategy Some Ideas On How to Leave From Jim Wallis

While at the politics and spirituality conference we got to hear Wallis, Richard Rohr and Anne Lamott speak. They were also given time after their talks to answer questions from them audience. This gave a bit of a chance for the rest of us to interact a little with the speakers. On the morning WallisContinue reading “An Iraq Exit Strategy Some Ideas On How to Leave From Jim Wallis”

Finding the Right Bike for Your Commute

I mentioned earlier that I recently bought a new [used] bike and I debated on whether to say anything about it here, I wasn’t really sure anyone would care. But because I love bikes and blogging so much I finally broke down and thought I’d give a few pointers on finding the right bike forContinue reading “Finding the Right Bike for Your Commute”

I Finally Got My NRSV Pocket Bible

Evangelicals like there bibles, and in this way I am absolutely no different than any of my other evangelical brothers and sisters.  Now my views on inspiration, interpretation, and the canon span the theological spectrum but that’s for another day.  I’ve got a few bibles more than I need (yes this query comes to mind),Continue reading “I Finally Got My NRSV Pocket Bible”