Insights from Professor Chuck Huff
"Do you have any particular examples from your classes where people have really thought through or wrestled with the issues of religion and science?"Avodah Editorial Staff | St Olaf Avodah | Spring 2015
Politics: Where Do We Go From Here?
At its root, politics is not even really about addressing the latest national controversy or advancing a particular agenda, but about bringing us together as citizens to do what we can’t do on our own.Sam Elder | MIT et Spiritus | Fall 2016
We stand as careful guardians of church practice, not as nostalgic Luddites, when we say that issuing a plenary indulgence to those who follow an event over social media deserves a cautious examination.Michael Toy | Princeton Revisions | Fall 2013
Can Robots be Saved?
If we are ever successful in developing a synthetic consciousness, will the Christian gospel extend to them as well?Michael Toy | Princeton Revisions | Spring 2014
When Shiny Plastic Jesus Ain’t Enough
This Jesus—the one I met in South Los Angeles—saw those on the streets whom I had overlooked because they made me uncomfortable.Caitlin Hynes | Claremont Ekklesia | Winter 2013
Becoming a Greenhouse
In those empty moments, it was as if the world had suddenly gone quiet, and I was able to finally hear my own thoughts. Deactivating Facebook felt like I was coming up for air.Elizabeth Jean-Marie | The Brown & RISD Cornerstone | Fall 2013
Eternity in the Moment
To respond to Nietzsche’s criticism, and indeed to contemporary understandings of time and meaning, the Christian needs to point out a model for a life that partakes in its own positive affirmation, but in the right way.David Nolan | The Williams Telos | Spring 2013
The Creamer Medieval Gallery
In her book Civilizing Rituals: Inside Public Art Museums, Carol Duncan equates ritual — here defined as sets of practices which induce a transcendent experience — with the experience of viewing art in a museum.Rachel Himes | The Brown & RISD Cornerstone | Spring 2013, Vol II, Issue II