Rescuing the Humanities from its Advocates

There’s been a lively and useful public conversation, of late, over the value of the study of the humanities, fueled for the most part by recent economic crises. Those crises have caused, in some corners, a push toward making university education more “marketable” by focusing more on vocational and technical training and less on what […]


Inaugurating a new blog with a brief series of posts on a topic that’s become increasingly fascinating to me of late: the idea of the neighbor. Starting with, well, one of that idea’s earlier and more significant theorists… Jesus Christ doesn’t generally get the credit he deserves for being an interesting theorist. One of my […]