I was talking with a coworker recently. An English major when he was in college who loves writing stories and reading Dostoevsky, he is now studying at the seminary in … Continue reading The Artist-Pastor Identity Crisis, Part 2
I’m beginning to think that if I don’t have an identity crisis at least once a month, I’m simply not taking in enough good art.
I’ve almost considered writing a book about my experiences and thoughts while writing my book…
It is easy to forget what an enormous impact the King James Bible and the tradition of translations in the century before, all based on the original translation work of William Tyndale, had on the English language that we speak to this very day.
“The best poems are not messages; they are lingual acrobatics, roiling heart and mind by setting them awash in words.”
“For a Christian rhetoric, perspicuity is the foundation of all the canons of style. Clarity of thought must always be the preacher’s aim. Clarity is the basic beauty of eloquent … Continue reading Beautiful Clarity
“The way for a person to develop a style is (a) to know exactly what he wants to say, and (b) to be sure he is saying exactly that. The … Continue reading Developing Writing Style