conjectural navel gazing; jesus in lint form

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In Need of Language

Posted January 27, 2015 @ 8:26am | by Tripp

All of these words careening about my head - helpful and kind, intriguing, pedantic, imformative, and some cruel - all have been beqeathed to me at some point. I have, in turn, made them my own. As much as I wish to say, “these words are my own,” I simply cannot. It would be false....

 

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The Sincerity of Doubt #occupycomps

Posted December 16, 2014 @ 2:42pm | by Tripp

The grand daddy of the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther, once proclaimed, "Here I stand, I can do no other." It has been offered again and again as a proclamation of faith, of the immovable certainty of what one believes. I want to offer it an apophatic utterance, a statement of...

 

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Too Much To Do

Posted December 2, 2014 @ 6:07pm | by Tripp

Woah. So much woah.Once again I am overbooked. It's odd, really. I never see it coming. One would think that after so many experiences of doing too much I would begin to recognize the symptoms long before the actual thing happened. But no. And there's really no room to give away,...

 

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The Return of The Blog - or - Wither Goest Facebookistan?

Posted October 14, 2014 @ 5:52pm | by Tripp

Guaranteed to cause some kind of doobly doo on social media, I am hereby announcing my intention to do my comprehensive exams by February 27. This means, I know you will be shocked and amazed, a lessening of my time on Ye Olde Facebook. Yes, the land of Gen X digi-angst will be less a focus...

 

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Holy Poverty and The Seminary

Posted July 29, 2014 @ 5:13pm | by Tripp

Paul said, "the foolishness of the cross" not "the stable middle class lifestyle," if you want my opinion on seminary education, the changing economy, and baptismal identity in general. We bear a responsibility to care for one another as Christians (and beyond) that we have...

 

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A Long, Strange, Academic Trip #occupycomps

Posted July 28, 2014 @ 10:39am | by Tripp

My glasses are in another room. It seems I need to get my eyes checked. I cannot wear my glasses for anything other than walking across campus or driving the car. If I need to read or work on the computer, well, then they become a painful distraction.Lately, I have been struggling with...

 

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