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Essays Archive
Hawaiian Sovereignty
Title: Hawaiian Sovereignty
Author: Joseph Riedel
Published: June 19, 2008
In this essay, Riedel focuses on the movement by the indigenous peoples of Hawai'i to reclaim their sovereignty.
Point, Shoot, Reload, Repeat: Rethinking The Act Of Photographing The Natural World
Title: Point, Shoot, Reload, Repeat: Rethinking The Act Of Photographing The Natural World
Author: Nick Sacy
Published: May 6, 2008
Sacy explores the idea of possessing the natural world through the lens of a camera.
The Myth Of Sisyphus
Title: The Myth Of Sisyphus
Author: Michael Bryant
Published: October 1, 2005
Bryant explores how writer Charles Bukowski's raw morality enacts the ancient myth of Sisyphus.
The Real Deal On Taxes And Tuition
Title: The Real Deal On Taxes And Tuition
Author: Ted Busiek
Published: August 1, 2005
Busiek responds to Baylor, claiming that tax cuts free markets and create wealth in society, while investing public taxes in education does not yield positive results.
Taxes And Tuition
Title: Taxes And Tuition
Author: Don Baylor
Published: July 1, 2005
Baylor criticizes recent Perry tax cuts and argues that policy makers must invest in public programs, namely education, to strengthen long-term, valuable, human capital.
Everything In Its Right Place: Frantisek Kupka’s Oeuvre As A Pioneer In Abstract Art
Title: Everything In Its Right Place: Frantisek Kupka’s Oeuvre As A Pioneer In Abstract Art
Author: Vanessa Bruce
Published: June 1, 2005
Bruce explains how Kupka’s aesthetic philosophy, “Man is nature aware of itself,” informs his revolutionary ability to still rhythm and action on canvas.
Ecology
Title: Ecology
Author: Bo Liles
Published: May 1, 2005
Liles outlines and critiques a number of theist-based concerns, argued by Sallie McFague, on the state of our ecology.
A Theological And Aesthetic View Of Theatre
Title: A Theological And Aesthetic View Of Theatre
Author: Asher Radunsky
Published: April 1, 2005
Radunsky explores the theological consequences of this argument: “[E]veryday life is the imitation, metaphor, and theatrical embodiment of [God, or the] hidden source of life. Theatre proper is then the imitation, and learning, of [life].”
War In Heaven: The Struggle For Territorial Rights Over Dante's Divine Comedy
Title: War In Heaven: The Struggle For Territorial Rights Over Dante's Divine Comedy
Author: Lawson Taitte
Published: December 5, 2004
Taitte’s article, riddled with historical facts and literary insight, explores how modernist and classical schools effect translations of Dante’s Divine Comedy, completed by contemporary poets and scholars.
The World As We Find It
Title: The World As We Find It
Author: Ron Gutberlet, Jr.
Published: November 8, 2004
This essay is one of three articles that defend differing positions on evolution; Gutberlet explores differing arguments for evolution before finding science to be the foremost agent in measuring evolutionary change.
Why Theistic Evolution Is The Place To Be
Title: Why Theistic Evolution Is The Place To Be
Author: Glenn R. Morton
Published: November 8, 2004
This essay is one of three articles that defend differing positions on evolution; Morton defends a theistic argument for evolution, one that he claims encompasses naturalist arguments.
Evolutionary Theory And Continuous Creation
Title: Evolutionary Theory And Continuous Creation
Author: Keith B. Miller
Published: November 8, 2004
This essay is one of three articles that defend differing positions on evolution; Miller argues that there is no inherent conflict between evolutionary theory and Christian faith.
Society And The Cave
Title: Society And The Cave
Author: Bradley Watts
Published: October 24, 2004
In this work, Watts argues that the epistemology presented in The Republic is shaped by Plato’s own political philosophy and motivations.
The Overwhelming Importance Of Community In Apuleius’s The Golden Ass
On Multiple Understandings Of The Qur'an
Title: On Multiple Understandings Of The Qur'an
Author: Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer
Published: October 10, 2004
Engineer outlines the basic schools of thought and their interpretations of the Q’uran, then explores the possible difficulties and benefits of these schools’ interaction in today’s often volatile political climate.
The Unconscious Connection
Title: The Unconscious Connection
Author: Michael Murphy
Published: September 13, 2004
Murphy explores how myth, religion, and the human unconscious inform one another, and shape the individual and collective human, citing Christian and Egyptian beliefs for support.
Terrorism And Trade
Title: Terrorism And Trade
Author: Dr. James Carafano
Published: August 30, 2004
Carafano explicates how world powers can encourage economic growth while limiting opportunity for transnational terrorism, citing free trade between developed and developing nations as a principle solution.
The Consistency Of A Kantian View Of Radical Evil
Title: The Consistency Of A Kantian View Of Radical Evil
Author: Jonathan Lipps
Published: August 15, 2004
In this article, Jonathan Lipps reviews Kant’s Exposition of Evil in Religion Within the Boundaries of Mere Reason.
A Wall As A Weapon
Title: A Wall As A Weapon
Author: Noam Chomsky
Published: July 11, 2004
Chomsky claims Israel's defensive wall is used to unlawfully garner Palestinian land, and calls on the United States to reconsider policy that reinforces illegal and inhuman tactics.
In His Intelligent Image
Title: In His Intelligent Image
Author: Debbie L. Moreland
Published: June 28, 2004
Moreland defends philosophy as a healthy aid to understanding Biblical revelation.
Linguistics As An Approach For Musical Analysis
Title: Linguistics As An Approach For Musical Analysis
Author: Brady Goodwin
Published: June 14, 2004
Goodwin explains how linguistic methods can be applied to the study of music to learn the structure of music's 'syntax,' and effect on the human ear and mind.