Monthly Archives: November 2010

Veteran’s Day – courage

While I am not a big rah rah patriot (patriotism is, after all, a conditional virtue), I am every year I quite moved by the ROTC tribute to fallen soldiers, POWs and MIAs out on the Quad. It is quite … Continue reading

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Good Muslim / Bad Muslim

Click “Read more” below to see an interesting debate between Robert Spencer and Peter Kreeft on Islam and the modern world. Both speakers are noted authors in the fields of philosophy, theology, and religious studies (and I should say that … Continue reading

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Long lost twin?

For students wanting to know what I looked like in college. (click “read more” for a bigger version of picture). This photo has been circulating around some of my old friends from Cornell College. I have no idea who the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Lecture on CS Lewis

An upcoming lecture of interest:“Farewell to the Shadowlands: the Spiritual Journey of C.S. Lewis” presented by Christopher Mitchell, a theologian at Wheaton CollegeThursday, Nov 11, 7pm in WIDT 007

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Newman Club meeting

For Catholic students who read my blog – this Sunday (Nov 7) we will be having the first Newman Club meeting of the year. The meeting will be held after the Newman Mass (6pm Sunday). The MOMS group from the … Continue reading

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Links roundup, 11.1

Just a few links today. Prominent philosopher and legal scholar John Finnis makes an argument that the language of “fetus” is “offensive and prejudicial” outside of medical contexts. A debate is heating up as to whether or not birth control … Continue reading

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