J.R.R. Tolkien

Just over a month ago (already?!) I attended this year’s edition of Acton University. The evening before flying out of Birmingham, Grandmomma and I attended a Fixed Point Foundation event at the Red Cat on “Making Sense of Old Testament Violence,” which was an excellent

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“How do you gain protection against the dragon?  By naming the dragon.” – from The Hobbit Companion‘s analysis of the dragon Smaug in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit I’m a History major, and the history of science is one of my primary interests.  On a technical

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– News headline regarding scientific progress – Scientists: Indonesian “Hobbit” Really Just Deformed Pygmy Another attempt to justify the languishing hypothesis of macro evolution has been overturned in the court of evidence. Nothing new, really. It is only the scientific ignorance of the common public

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