naturalism

About a year ago I took a solo road trip from Jackson, MS to St. Joseph's Abbey in Covington, LA, which is the final resting place of the Roman Catholic novelist, Walker Percy. It was an opportunity to pay my respects to one of my favorite authors. Though Percy found fame (and a Pulitzer Prize) as...
A few days ago, Harambe the gorilla was shot by the Cincinatti Zoo after a 4-year-old child accidentally climbed past the fence and enclosures--only to tumble into the moat surrounding the gorilla's habitat. Sensing that the child's life was in immediate danger, zoo workers made the prompt decision...
Michael Allen
I. The Eclipse of Heaven Sometimes you can see a trend by noting the exception. In his well-regarded book How (Not) to Be Secular , the philosopher James K. A. Smith observes that the Reformation's celebration of the theological significance of the ordinary not only served as a remarkable element...
Michael Allen
I. The Eclipse of Heaven Sometimes you can see a trend by noting the exception. In his well-regarded book How (Not) to Be Secular , the philosopher James K. A. Smith observes that the Reformation's celebration of the theological significance of the ordinary not only served as a remarkable element...