This article on the end of adulthood, young adult fiction, television and more prompted a lot of interest. What does it say about our culture and its future?
I agree that some of the comparisons noted here might not work (and obviously there is an agenda in the comparison). Nevertheless, there is some value in these kind of historic studies. They make us think and be sure that we are thinking (and believing) clearly.
Perhaps. A review of his latest which has some interesting aspects. Can there be a spirituality with religion? I doubt it, but the very question says something about how humans are wired.
Here’s some aesthetically pleasing stuff. Good for a drizzly midweek afternoon.
Changing patterns in maturity. Children are increasingly likely to depend on parents for support much longer. For obvious reasons.
An interesting account of the current world of academic politics. It could be a frightening reality, given the lack of due process that is seen in this account.
Not exactly “scientific”, but kind of fun, for us book-selling types.
Here’s a brief selection of some important Augustine quotes. Here’s one:
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
From Roger Olson, thoughts on the importance of baptism.