I give you the self superiority of the STC in the 19th Century. Our version of the Bible is to be loved and prized for this, as for a thousand other things, — that it has preserved a purity of meaning to many terms of natural objects. Without this holdfast, our vitiated imaginations would refine [...]
I take up this work with the purpose to read it for the first time as I should any other work, — as far at least as I can or dare. For I neither can, nor dare, throw off a strong and awful prepossession in its favour — certain as I am that a large [...]
This recent Huffington Post article about the Top 10 South Park Episodes about Religion caught my attention.click here to read the article.
For some of you, it may be a cup of coffee first thing in the morning, hence: Coffee does more than Milton can,to justifie the ways of God to Man. (There’s a variation on that quote from A.D. Houseman, if you know it.) For others it may be getting your necessary 10 hugs a day [...]
A must read piece today by Timothy Larsen in Inside Higher Ed on Academics, Faith and Discrimination, titled, “No Christianity Please, We’re Academics”
The science publisher Versita, partner of Springer and de Gruyter in Central and Eastern Europe, is currently seeking an Assistant Editor for the new launched book program in Theology and Religious Studies. Ideal Candidate Profile: specialized in a specific field of Theology or Religious Studies PhD student or researcher who became PhD recently, and continues [...]
The Hospitable Text: New Approaches to Religion and Literature 14-16 July 2011 London Notre Dame Centre, UK Plenary lecturers will include: Julia Reinhard Lupton (UC Irvine) and John Schad (Lancaster University).Other participants include: Jo Carruthers (Bristol University), Paul Contino (Pepperdine University), John Cox (Hope College), Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway, University of London), Mark Eaton (Azusa [...]
Literature and the Sacred (deadline for abstracts: June 30th; conference: October 14–16th, 2010) Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; [...]