Some of my favorite Tolkien quotes

A few weeks back, I read The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers in succession for (only) the second time. Here is my insightful and unique and perspective-deepening review: They are absolutely wonderful. I adore this set. Tactiley delicious. Quick side note: After reading Tolkien for a couple hours one Saturday, I was…

OHPT: Revelation and Inspiration (Chapter 2)

"Revelation and Inspiration" by Stephen T. Davis Dr. Davis is Emeritus Russell K. Pitzer Professor of Philosophy in the Religious Studies department at Claremont McKenna College. His expertise is in Analytic Theology, Christian Thought, Metaphysics, and Philosophy of Religion. In this article, Dr. Davis examines what Christians mean, and what they can mean, by the…

Personality tests — the good, the bad, and the ugly

Personality tests are kind of all the rage right now. Their validities range from the silly (WHICH DISNEY PRINCESS ARE YOU) to the more reputable (e.g., Clifton's Strengthsfinder assessment). I love them. Well, most of them. While most of these tests show us how we see ourselves to be rather than who we actually are,…