Childhood Trauma, Social Justice and The Tragedy of Guilt Transference

I’m of the opinion that the culture we find ourselves in, the culture of social justice “warriors,” snowflakes, safe spaces, gender sensitivity training, “perceived” realities, and “felt needs,” is often, but not always, the result of one group of people… Read moreChildhood Trauma, Social Justice and The Tragedy of Guilt Transference

Surviving Suffering: Part I – Spiritual Surroundings

Recently I have been thinking and writing a lot about suffering. However, as is often the case, serious thinking and writing about suffering usually comes in the midst of an actual instance of suffering, or shortly after such a instance… Read moreSurviving Suffering: Part I – Spiritual Surroundings

Knight, Death, and The Devil: Christian Faith & the Virtue of Single-Mindedness

Few works of art have gripped me over the years, and accompanied me through the vicissitudes of life, more than the 1513 engraving by Albrecht Dürer, Ritter, Tod, und Teufel (Knight, Death, and the Devil). Although I cannot recall if I ever saw… Read moreKnight, Death, and The Devil: Christian Faith & the Virtue of Single-Mindedness

Social Justice and The Church – Part II

This is a longer lecture on Social Justice and the Church, given at Living Truth Christian Fellowship in Corona. In this lecture I try and hone in on some likely philosophical and metaphysical assumptions of contemporary Social Justice movements in… Read moreSocial Justice and The Church – Part II

Getting Sex Wrong: #MeToo, the Sexual Revolution, and Herbert Marcuse

As tragic as it is, it doesn’t strike me as odd that roughly two generations after the “Sexual Revolution” our nation now faces the devastating aftermath of such a revolution; an aftermath most poignantly revealed in justice movements like “#MeToo.”… Read moreGetting Sex Wrong: #MeToo, the Sexual Revolution, and Herbert Marcuse