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Entries from September 2007

The Culture Under the Veneer

September 16th, 2007 · Comments Off on The Culture Under the Veneer · christianity, culture, history, media

Early Christianity and Greek Paideia by Werner Jaeger As my friend Steve Wallace would say as the ultimate compliment for any book, “It’s a thin book.” He felt that most books were unnecessarily thick, as if each author enjoyed reading their own words more than simply making a point. Thin books had to get to […]

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