Monthly Archives: September 2014

Book: From Despair to Faith: The Spirituality of Søren Kierkegaard, by Christopher B. Barnett

In From Despair to Faith (Fortress Press, 2014), Chris Barnett (Villanova University) goes beyond the usual approach to Kierkegaard as philosopher or theologian to explore his contributions to Christian spirituality. Here’s the publisher’s blurb: Søren Kierkegaard has been called many things, from brooding genius and “melancholy Dane” to the … Continue reading

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Article: Religion, Sectarianism, and the Pursuit of Truth: Reexamining Academic Freedom in the Twenty-first Century, by Kenneth Garcia

Kenneth Garcia’s article appears in volume 5 (2014) of the open access AAUP publication Journal of Academic Freedom. In Ken’s words: “The essay contends that spiritual insight must be allowed to inform the direction scholars take and move them beyond the … Continue reading

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