On Dogma, Ideology, Writing, and Man

The alternative to dogma is ideology, not “free thought.” Dogma can be engaged dialectically; ideology cannot.

This fact can stun the would-be critical thinker, who believes he can begin with doubt. But we all start somewhere and if truth is true that starting point is fine. Start where you are. Think. The truth can take it. Ideology can’t.

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Writing is a pleasure.

Having to write when you don’t know what to do is not.

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If your school is a vehicle, what is carrying?

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Man is a wonderful thing and he was never meant to be under a law. He was meant to be free, self-governing, expansive, exploring, singing and dancing with abandon.

This is the goal of Christian education.

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