Posts By: Tripp

Palm Sunday Sermon

Posted March 29, 2015 @ 7:11am | by Tripp

The ministry of Jesus the Christ was inescapably political. At every turn he was setting himself at odds with the powers that be. Rome. Jerusalem. Religious authorities. State authorities. The confusing conflation of the two found in that day and age...Every act of healing, every act of...


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Pondering A Break

Posted March 23, 2015 @ 6:55pm | by Tripp

It's not rocket science. If you've been following along, it cannot be too great a surprise to hear that I was unable to get everything done in time for my oral defense. Not for lack of trying, of course, but there it was. The words stopped. There's a baby coming. I have this full time...


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Just Whining

Posted March 16, 2015 @ 10:47pm | by Tripp

Once upon a time I could work on four hours of sleep. Now it seems that though I only manage 4-6 hours most nights, I can no longer do the intense intellectual (an overstatement, perhaps) work that is needed. I'm sitting here allowing the white noise of the internet wash over me in the hopes...


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The Penultimate Comps Essay

Posted March 11, 2015 @ 10:21am | by Tripp

How does a sonic symbol function? Maybe we should first ask, "What is a sonic symbol?" Can there be such a thing? It's a foregone conclusion that there is such a thing, in my not-so-humble opinion. Still, I need to "show my work" as the old mathing attage goes. Let's...


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Wrecking Ball: No, Really

Posted March 10, 2015 @ 1:52pm | by Tripp This.


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Skittering Words

Posted March 6, 2015 @ 7:45pm | by Tripp

The text sometimes leaps off the page and my mind reels. The ideas communicated are pristine and invasive. I muddy them with my own cross-referencing thoughts. One ideas scattered into a million notions. That’s just the first page. The act of reading has become a kind of interstellar...


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