Blog space

Saturday, 6th January 2018

I’m going to repost some of the posts I’ve made on Facebook over the last year or so, to this blog, so that they remain accessible. I’ll put up the original posting dates and links… Continue reading…


Gender and Entitlement

Sunday, 24th September 2017

from Sept. 24, 2017

It’s really, really hard to look at yourself and think about the social forces that gave you the good things you have. It’s much easier to naturalize the world as… Continue reading…


Hurricane Irma update 2

Thursday, 14th September 2017

From Sept. 14, 2017

More thoughts that come out of Hurricane Irma.

I’ve long identified myself, theologically, as closer to the Anabaptist/Mennonite tradition than anything else. And what most people associate with that tradition is… Continue reading…


Hurricane Irma update 1

Thursday, 14th September 2017

from Sept. 14, 2017

Ongoing Hurricane Irma update (I know, everyone has moved on to the next thing, but in Florida and Texas and India and Bangladesh and other places it continues after the news… Continue reading…

Canada, Universities

Phil Merklinger, RIP

Monday, 19th June 2017

From June 19, 2017

Just heard that an old friend passed away. Phil Merklinger, the other half of the philosophy department for the entire time I was at Augustana University College in Camrose. And, besides… Continue reading…