Month: September 2006

  • An Ordinary Revolution You Probably Shouldn’t Miss

    I just finished Shane Claiborne’s “Irresistible Revolution,” which is the first assignment for the class I am teacher’s aid for and I thought it was a fantastic read.  In fact, if you’ve got nothing better to do in the next thirty minuets go out and pick up this book. I rarely tell anyone to buy…

  • A Quarter With Alasdair MacIntyre

    Yesterday I started class.  Now it’s official, I have been a doctoral student for 1 day, and at the moment I am still pretty excited about this new adventure (and also unsure, I must confess).  I am taking a class with Dr. Nancey Murphy where we will be studying the Catholic philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre.

  • How to Setup Your Blog (WordPress) For Students

    This was cross-posted over on Ryan Bolger’s class blog, which I wanted to announce anyway. If you’re interested in seeing what we’ll be up to this quarter jump on over there and check it out. I am looking forward to the class I am a teacher’s assistant for “Transforming Contemporary Cultures.”

  • Smplr — A Beautiful and Simple Homepage Search

    Nik, top notched web-designer from Scary Little Monkey, has created a smplr.  A simple homepage search engine that sends queries to google. 

  • Some (Borrowed) Quaker Queries on Simplicity

    Awhile back I visited a nearby Quaker meeting with Robin and Chris while they were in town. It was my first experience in an unprogrammed meeting and I really appreciated my experience there and it got me thinking more about queries. One thing I have always loved about Quaker practice are the use of queries,…