From The Puritan Experiment:
Moore on how capitalism and cultural decadence reinforce each other:
I’m not entirely happy with this approach from Russell Moore, but I think the quote sums up much of the good and bad in what I take to be his major project: The loss of a majority mind-set is hastened...
Philip Schaff on how appeals to tradition, contra the supposedly divisive and schismatic principle of sola scriptura, doesn’t actually do what its proponents think it does:
Hauerwas from “Sex in Public” (in which he gives the theological ethics version of Berry’s “Sex, Economy, Freedom, and Community”):
Berry at his absolute best:
Thomas Watson on Christians and cheerfulness:
This excerpt from Gilbert Meilaender is gold:
During the early modern era, it was typical that young students would compile what was called a commonplaces book.