Pursue individual rights, or care for our community? Which is best for individuals?
I contemplate a few answers in my article for Christ and Pop Culture (CAPC) Magazine, Scrooge: Individualism Run Amok. It is now available free of charge. Continue reading Scrooge: Individualism Run Amok
My latest article for Christ and Pop Culture (CAPC) Magazine, “Scrooge: Individualism Run Amok,” has been published today!
CAPC Magazine issue 4 of 2020: Traditions
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I recently made this comment, which I’ve edited slightly for this post, in a Facebook discussion:
I was due for severe consequences in my 12th grade English Literature class. I should have been given a failing grade, and I probably would have had to retake 12th grade — not completely sure, but it’s likely. However, the teacher showed leniency and allowed me to pass and graduate. Continue reading Let The Sweet Slacker Slide By?
Hannah More enjoyed a brilliant literary career among the London literati in the late 1700’s, was an equal among William Wilberforce’s cohorts in ending the British slave trade, and brought to fruition what the Protestant Reformation boldly stated in theory: in order to understand the Scriptures, all should learn to read. So why is it that her poems, essays, pamphlets, and fiction as well as her pioneering work in education are little known today? In part it is due to her immediate friends; in part it is due to her subsequent enemies, states Karen Swallow Prior in her biography Fierce Convictions: the Extraordinary Life of Hannah More—Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist.
Continue reading Review #FierceConvictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More–Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist