12 Holiday Joys

As I mentioned in a prior blog post (months ago, dang! I was in a dark place only Christmas planning could lighten), I love the US holiday season. I love the sensuous feasts between Thanksgiving and Christmas, feasts for the eyes, ears, tongue, and nose. Over the next 12 posts, I want to celebrate the…

Yummiest autumn pizza

Anyone else glad the midterm elections are behind us?! I think this, and the fact that Democrats took control of the House, are worth celebrating. Celebrating with pizza. I always celebrate with pizza. (Well, that and champagne. Duh.) Here is a pizza worthy of fall, when pumpkin, sage, and bacon are all in season. (Though…

Environmental eschatology

As I mentioned earlier, last semester I started and never finished a book on biblical eschatology. It was an interesting book, and full of meaty textual analysis, but ultimately started to feel... pointless? Somewhere along the way I just stopped feeling like it was relevant beyond it being interesting. I couldn't find a reason to…

And/Or/Versus podcast updates!

Well shoot, I have been incredibly remiss in updating ye olde blog with our most recent podcasts. WHAT HAVE YOU EVEN BEEN DOING WITH YOUR EARBALLS. The biggest thing is that we finished our season on metaphysics. I'm not going to lie -- I'm a little relieved. That is some complicated stuff. As fun as…