Tagged with Great Books

Dr. Cary: On The Meaning of Protestant Theology

One of our beloved Templeton professors, Dr. Phillip Cary, recently published a new book titled, On the Meaning of Protestant Theology: Luther, Augustine, and the Gospel that gives us Christ. Dr. Cary was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about the immense amount of work and thought he put into this highly… Read more »

What We’re Reading: Alumnus Micah Skinner

I’ve just recently finished reading Gene Wolfe’s The Fifth Head of Cerberus. Well, perhaps “finished” is entirely the wrong word. Once you read every word on the page, you’re really only just getting started. You may not believe me, but the book changes every time you put it down. When you re-read you’ll find new… Read more »

On Pea Fowl and Fiction: Reading Flannery O’Connor’s Letters

During the summer, I took great pleasure in reading The Habit of Being: The Letters of Flannery O’Connor. Edited by O’Connor’s long-time friend Sally Fitzgerald, this collection of correspondences spans from 1948 to 1964, the last year of O’Connor’s life. The famed Southern writer carried on lengthy epistolary conversations with agents, friends, mentors, fans, and… Read more »