I Am Scout

When I return to my hometown, I realize I am a fish out of water. I recognize the sights, the sounds, and the flavors, but they are no longer mine. There is an aesthetic, verbal, and all-around cultural disconnect. The experience is bittersweet.

The King James Bible as Literary Milestone

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.

Christians and Horror

“This genre deals more overtly with the supernatural than any other genre, it tackles issues of good and evil more than any other genre, it distinguishes and articulates the essence of good and evil better than any other genre…”

Contributing “Art”

“This word–this idea of Art as creation is, I believe, the one important contribution that Christianity has made to aesthetics.  Unfortunately, we are apt to use the words “creation” and … Continue reading Contributing “Art”