Reading about The Master’s University and Seminary under probation by its accrediting institution led me to raise an eyebrow at the most important point not being addressed in all of it. Readers who may be suspicious of anti-MacArthur or theological bias on my part may be set at ease: I openly admit those biases, but […]
I doubt anyone is surprised that a teetotal crusader attacked Apologia Studios and the Reformed Pub (with inaccurate info btw) for their positions on beer and tattoos. Nor were they probably surprised when a particular critic of both (Pub members will know) leveraged the occasion to twist the knife in what is clearly nothing more […]
Imagine an institution that requires its leaders to attend not only college, but graduate school. Imagine that the graduate school in question is constitutionally forbidden from receiving any form of government aid, that it typically requires three years of full-time schooling for the diploma, that the nature of the schooling bears almost no resemblance to […]
There is an interesting passage in Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow that has stuck in my mind ever since I first read it. If you have never read this short story, you should. It takes about an hour to read and it is a masterwork of flowing prose; the words seem to almost fall off the page. Aspiring writers should certainly read this story for an example of powerful writing, but I would also recommend that non-writers read it to get a sense of how much popular literature has degraded since Irving wrote his story in 1820.