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Bill Gates on the Road to Character

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Making Sense of God

TGC Prequil JesusCreed Jesus Creed RJS and again

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Between the World and Me

Reviews of Ta-Nehisi Coates book Michelle Alexander NYT Dreher

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Same Sex Marriage as Theological Crisis for the CRC

The Standard Narrative of Progressive Liberationism Many Americans, Christian or not assume a narrative that lines up the following into a new American civil rights manifest destiny. In the American Civil War and Abolitionist movement American abolished slavery In the … Continue reading

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The Road to Character, Chapter 10, The Big Me, and Summary

Handing This In Late I finished reading this book right before a week of vacation, wrote half of what I wanted to write on chapter 10, but then didn’t pick up this task again until now. I’ve listened to chapter … Continue reading

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Samuel Johnson and Montaigne in The Road to Character by David Brooks

Samuel Johnson and Michel de Montaigne David Brook’s The Road to Character is a biographical box of chocolates and this chapter, like many of the others has a treat composed of two kinds of sweets. He begins the chapter with Samuel Johnson with … Continue reading

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David Brooks’ treatment of Augustine in The Road to Character

Augustine Of all the figures in Brooks’ biographical box of chocolates Augustine I knew the best. Brooks’ treatment of Augustine as a ladder climbing youth fighting inner turmoil seems postured almost like a Tim Keller sermon for modern New Yorkers. … Continue reading

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