The tagline of my blog makes my interests pretty clear.
Christianity. Scholarship. Service. I have always loved learning and analyzing and gathering knowledge. And participating in the intellectual life defines a lot of who I am. It is not only my passion, but also my profession; I’m a professor who considers herself, simultaneously, a lifelong student.
I’ve been fortunate as I’ve grown up to find lots of role models in the Christian community that have helped me figure out what it means to be a Christian intellectual, or an intellectual Christian. I’ve also grieved at the deep pockets of anti-learning and anti-intellectualism that have popped up in our modern time, as though it is anathema to be both a Christian and a learned person at one time.
With all that being said, I’ll admit it’s easy as a believer to conflate knowledge with wisdom. They’re not the same thing! Additionally…
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