Knowledge of God and Ourselves: The Life of John Calvin (Seminary Papers)

(The following is my term paper for History of Christianity II at Reformed Theological Seminary, submitted Winter 2020. Formatting not retained.) This paper will summarize the life and ministry of Jean Cauvin, also known as John Calvin, based on the biography of his life by T.H.L Parker. John Calvin was a French Protestant who would … Continue reading Knowledge of God and Ourselves: The Life of John Calvin (Seminary Papers)

In Praise of “Stare Into Death And Be Still” by Ulcerate (#9 in 2020’s Top Ten)

As the title and cover suggest, Ulcerate’s Stare Into Death And Be Still is an invitation to meditate on the end of the universe. This is perhaps not the most edifying attitude to have during a pandemic (especially when the album dropped in mid-April) but death metal/post-rock titans Ulcerate have pondered the end of all … Continue reading In Praise of “Stare Into Death And Be Still” by Ulcerate (#9 in 2020’s Top Ten)

The Best Scene of “The Social Dilemma” (And Other Comments)

My wife and I watched “The Social Dilemma” this weekend. I wasn’t expecting anything groundbreaking or profound (and it wasn’t - these conversations have been going on for quite some time now), but unlike “The Great Hack”, I actually enjoyed this one. It was good to see Tristan Harris, whose work I’ve been following for … Continue reading The Best Scene of “The Social Dilemma” (And Other Comments)