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Nick Wolterstorff: Advice to Those Who Would be Christian Scholars

Nicholas Wolterstorff answers some questions from and offers some advice to those aspiring to be Christian scholars over at the Emerging Scholars Network Blog.  Wolterstorff is always worth a listen. Advertisements

A Lecture on Sex by a Major Natural Law Theorist this Thursday at NCSU

The Thomas International Center in conjunction with  the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and the Doggett Center presents a lecture by J. Budziszewski Author of What We Can’t Not Know “The Natural Law of Sex” Thursday, September 29 4:30 pm Erdhal Cloyd Theater (2nd floor of DH Hill Library) North Carolina State University J. Budziszewski is professor … Continue reading

Check…This…Out…: What’s Your Slavery Footprint?

If you think that slavery is over or that, if it’s not over, you and I have nothing to do with it, think again.  Check out this website to see what your “slavery footprint” is:

Praying for Palestine, Israel, and the U.N.

“Democracy,” Reinhold Niebuhr famously said, “is finding proximate solutions to insoluble problems.”  And it’s hard to imagine a more insoluble set of problems than those associated with Israel and Palestine.  Presently the Palestinians are pursuing a seat at the United Nations, which, if secured, would be a big step for them in the direction achieving … Continue reading

(Re-)Reading Matthew Together: Tools for Studying the Gospel of Matthew

So the GCF is currently studying the Gospel According to Matthew at our Tuesday night meetings, and it has been a rich and encouraging time together.  Our study is fairly unique.  Formally speaking, it is just an inductive Bible study.  Nothing fancy.  But, on the other hand, our group approaches the text with historical, literary, … Continue reading

“What I Wish I’d Known About Faculty Life: The Tenure Track, Etc.”

Kevin Birth has been doing a great series on what he wishes he’d known before launching into faculty life.  His most recent post is on the trials and tribulations of the tenure track.  Definitely worth a read. And let me just take this opportunity to give a plug for The Emerging Scholar’s Blog.  The blog … Continue reading

Food for Thought: Nicholas Wolterstorff on “The World for Which We Educate”

On Sunday, September 25th the NC State Graduate Christian Fellowship will gather for our first Food For Thought dinner of the year to eat and wrestle with a challenging lecture by Nicholas Wolterstorff, “The World for Which We Educate.”  Nicholas Wolterstorff is one of the most preeminent Christian philosophers alive today.  Having grown up in the Dutch … Continue reading

On Just Sitting There Talking…and Changing the World

I just finished The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of Dorothy Day. Along with the bohemian activist and thinker Peter Maurin, Day founded the Catholic Worker movement in 1933 in the middle of the Great Depression. The Catholic Worker began as a newspaper sold at a penny apiece (which is still the price today) which detailed … Continue reading

On Just Sitting There Talking…and Changing the World

I just finished The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of Dorothy Day.  Along with the bohemian activist and thinker Peter Maurin, Day founded the Catholic Worker movement in 1933 in the middle of the Great Depression.  The Catholic Worker began as a newspaper sold at a penny apiece (which is still the price today) which detailed … Continue reading

InterVarsity Grad & Faculty Ministries at NCSU & Meredith College: Update, September 2011

The 2011-12 school year is off to a fantastic start and lots of exciting things are afoot! What’s happening? Since starting in April, I have raised 54% of my annual budget in pledges and donations, which means I am now able to work half-time for InterVarsity.  Thank you for your support! The Graduate Christian Fellowship … Continue reading

NCSU Graduate Christian Fellowship

Hi! I'm David, the campus minister for InterVarsity's graduate and faculty ministries at NC State and Meredith College. I hope you'll join me as I learn to "practice resurrection" in the City of Oaks, in her universities, and in the wider world. You can contact me at dmwilliams83@gmail.com

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