#24 – Propaganda by Jacques Ellul (My 100 Favorite Books)

Jacques Ellul was a brilliant thinker, writing in both sociology (The Technological Society) and theology (The Presence of the Kingdom).  His works are not fun to read, if anything, they nearly leave you hopeless.  Some writers will paint a dark picture of the world and then end on a hopeful note, listing what we can […]

Divergent Trilogy – Review

Over the years I’ve tried to read books that are popular with my students on campus, from The Hunger Games to The Fault in Our Stars.  This year it seems like all of my students, mostly female though a few males, are reading Divergent.  I wanted to be able to enter the conversation so I […]