Category: Learning

An Unlikely Intellectual Role Model

I’ve read many books about the life and views Augustine of Hippo (AD 354–430)—my favorite theologian/philosopher and arguably the most influential Christian thinker outside the New Testament writers. Yet Edward L. Smither’s book Augustine as Mentor: A Model for Preparing Spiritual Leaders, is the first book I’ve seen that addresses Augustine’s role as a mentor. And it’s left me wondering,…

100 Academic Commandments

When I became a Christian at age 20, I began to understand that my mind really matters. (Beforehand, I didn’t engage in my studies and did just enough in school to get by.) It was then that I realized the importance of cultivating a well-informed, logical mind as well as building a coherent and defensible Christian worldview.