Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Tuesday February 22, 2005

Filed under: General — m759 @ 2:20 PM
The Past as Prologue:
Grand Rapids Revisited

For some background, see the
Log24 entries of Feb. 18-20, 2005,
which include the following illustration:

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John Constantine,
cartoon character, and
Donald E. Knuth,
Lutheran mathematician

“…. recent books testify further to Calvin College’s unparalleled leadership in the field of Christian historiography. More than anyone else, the historians at Calvin (along with their Dutch Reformed publishers at Eerdmans) have led the way in first-rate thinking about the relationship between faith and history. One does not need to be a Calvinist, or a historian for that matter, to appreciate this thinking and its influence on a wide variety of intellectuals. I say this as a Lutheran who must confess in all honesty that his own American Lutheran tradition cannot hold a candle to the Calvinists in Grand Rapids….”

— Douglas A. Sweeney,

 History Wars: 

Taking a Shot at Redemption


  1. Yes, but did he smoke?

    Comment by BlueCollarGoddess — Thursday, March 10, 2005 @ 8:39 AM

  2. “Why that pipe is a lucky pipe,” said the old man, examining it closely. “Smoked by John Calvin himself, if I am not mistaken. You should keep this pipe all your days and hand it down to your children.”
    A Gift from Saint Nicholas

    Comment by m759 — Thursday, March 10, 2005 @ 2:32 PM

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