Category: Books

old-books

Reading Plans in 2019

One of the things you will become aware of very quickly when you begin writing a book is that you know nothing. (The next phase is becoming aware of the fact that you are a fraud.)

/ December 31, 2018
old-books

The Hedonism of Reading Good Books

E. J. Hutchinson at TAC: “I hate to read new books.” So begins William Hazlitt’s essay “On Reading Old Books.” The title will remind readers of C.S. Lewis’s similarly named but much more well known essay “On the Reading of...

/ September 18, 2018

The Scientist’s Prayer

The prayer of the scientist if he prayed, which is not likely: Lord, grant that my discovery may increase knowledge and help other men. Failing that, Lord, grant that it will not lead to man’s destruction. Failing that, Lord, grant...

/ June 6, 2018

New Davenant release: God of Our Fathers

Both of these things are true: I have spent my entire life in the church. I didn’t really know the traditional view of the doctrine of God until the last couple of years.

/ April 16, 2018