Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Reader. O, Reader!

The description of feelings in literature is relatively recent. Why so? And what are the consequences?
http://m.nautil.us/issue/47/consciousness/why-doesnt-ancient-fiction-talk-about-feelings

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Atonement

NT Wright on the true meaning of the Easter story
http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2017/04/12/4652621.htm

Sunday, 26 March 2017

The death of democracy

Mark Carrigan on two types of democratic failure. All too real ...
http://sociologicalimagination.org/archives/19141?utm_content=buffer371e8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Monday, 20 February 2017

The myth of self-authorship

From Theos
http://www.theosthinktank.co.uk/comment/2017/01/31/common-creed-the-myth-of-self-authorship

Friday, 17 February 2017

5th C Roman pottery use

Heat map of 5th century distribution in England and Wales
Check out @caitlinrgreen's Tweet: https://twitter.com/caitlinrgreen/status/742087377884172288?s=09

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Religion and social progress

From the International Panel on Social Progress - the role of religious experience in society; chapter and response
http://blogs.ssrc.org/tif/2017/01/12/writing-religion-ipsp/

Monday, 19 December 2016

Universities and the humanities

Terry Eagleton on the death of universities.  "Universities and advanced capitalism are fundamentally incompatible"
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2010/dec/17/death-universities-malaise-tuition-fees?CMP=share_btn_tw