DRAGNET DEAN

Before you read this . . . YouTube an old Dragnet TV episode from the 1950’s or 60’s, cue the opening music, and play it softly in the background. . . . ________ This is the city: Fort Worth, Texas. This is the seminary: Southwestern Baptist Theological...

EARNING MY PHD: REFLECTIONS AFTER 30 YEARS

Thirty years ago this month I received my Ph.D. diploma in Humanities with a major in Linguistics and a minor in Philosophy from the University of Texas at Arlington. The Humanities department at UTA was typically left-leaning. Though there was the occasional fossil...

WALKING WITH GOD IN 2017

In the antediluvian chapter of humanity’s early twilight, there is no more monotonous record of names and numbers than the fifth chapter of Genesis. It is like a walk in a forest of long-lived, leafless oaks—one biographical epitaph after another—they lived and they...